How do I set up a Google Docs Cloud Assignment in Canvas?
In this tutorial, you will learn how to set up a Google Docs Cloud assignment. This will allow you to embed a Google Document that students will be able to modify and submit a copy of through Canvas.
1. Create an assignment
If you need additional help creating a Canvas assignment, it can be found here.
2. Set the Submission Type
In the assignment options, under Submission Type select External Tool.
1) Select the drop down in the Submission Type options.
2) Select External Tool for the drop down.
3. Find Google Docs Cloud Assignment
In the External Tool Options, click Find and then locate Google Docs Cloud Assignment.
4. Find the document to embed
In the Google Docs file browser, locate and select the document you would like students to modify and click submit.
5. Finish the configuration
Click Select on the Canvas External Tool configuration screen to finish the embedding process.
Review/Finish your assignment options and Save or Save & Publish your assignment.
The highlighted (yellow) portion is the assignment description.
The contents of the red box are automatically displayed when using the Google Docs Cloud Assignment external tool.