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Canvas - Linking to UChicago Box Documents in Modules (Instructors)

This article explains how to link to documents in Box through Modules in a Canvas course.

Step 1: To link to documents in Box from Modules, click on the plus button.
Canvas Demo Module

Step 2: Click on External Tool in the drop-down menu. Choose Box.
Add Item to Demo Menu

Step 3: In the pop-up window

  1. Choose the document you wish to upload by selecting the radio button on the right.
  2. Choose access type: People in this folder (more secure, but you must grant users access privilege to the folder) or People with the link (less secure).
    Item Sharing Pop Up

Step 4: You will get back to the previous dialogue box. Update the Page Name field to provide a descriptive name if appropriate, and click on “Add Item”.
Add Item Editor

Step 5: You have linked to a document in Box from Modules. Publish the link when it is ready for students to access it.
Demo Module With Document Link

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Keywords:lms, learning_management_system   Doc ID:71684
Owner:Cecilia L.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2017-03-14 12:02 CDTUpdated:2017-06-19 06:34 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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