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CANVAS - How to add an Office 365 PowerPoint file to a Canvas course

Best practices/options for adding a PowerPoint presentation to a Canvas course.

There are a couple of different ways to add an Office 365 SharePoint or OneDrive PowerPoint file to a Canvas course. The file can be embedded using the Canvas Office 365 integration or it can be added as an External URL.


Option 1: How to add an Office 365 (Canvas integration) PowerPoint file to a Canvas course


Note: In order to use the Canvas Office 365 integration to add a file to your course, the file must first be uploaded to your OneDrive.
 
Create a New Folder in OneDrive

  • Log into Rangermail
  • Click on the Rangermail icon located on the UW-Parkside Logins page.
  • Login using your NetID and Password.
  • Click on the App icon located in the upper left corner.
  • Select OneDrive.
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  • Create a Semester Folder.
  • Click on New  > Folder
  • Name the folder then click on the Create button.

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  • Next, create a folder for each course, inside the Semester Folder.
  • Click to open the Semester Folder.
  • Click on New > Folder
  • Name the folder and then click on the Create button. Do this for each Canvas course you'd like to add content to.
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How to upload a PowerPoint file to a OneDrive Folder

  • From within the OneDrive folder you wish to upload to, click on Upload.
  • Select Files.
  • Locate the file you wish to upload then click on the Open button.

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How to add a OneDrive PowerPoint to a Canvas course

  • To add a OneDrive PowerPoint to a Module, click on the Plus sign.

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  • Click to expand the drop down menu and select External Tool.


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  • Select Office 365 > Add Item.

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  • Check the box next to the file you wish to add to the course > Attach File.

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  • Click on the Add Item button.

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  • Click on the gray circle to the right of the file to Publish it.

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Option 2How to add a PowerPoint file as an External URL






Keywords:instructional, continuity, canvas, powerpoint, file, onedrive, covid-19, online, emergency   Doc ID:98864
Owner:Linda W.Group:UW Parkside
Created:2020-03-15 12:54 CDTUpdated:2020-04-09 10:58 CDT
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