Faculty and Staff at SLCC have access to Microsoft Office 365, and many of these apps can be used in Canvas. This article is going to explain how you can use OneDrive to embed a Microsoft file in Canvas. This allows multiple people to view the same materials in a course, and gives the owner of the file the ability to make changes to the material that will display in courses immediately.
This process requires three
- Upload your file to OneDrive
- Copy the embed code from the file
- Insert the embed code into a Canvas
Upload your file to OneDrive
We suggest familiarizing yourself with OneDrive before you begin. The first step will be to upload your file to OneDrive.
To access OneDrive, login to SLCC M365.
For help logging into M365, or help with OneDrive, contact the SLCC Help Desk (email email@example.com or call 801-957-5555).
Copy the embed code from the
After you have logged in and uploaded your file, you can generate the embed code. Open up the file in a new tab. From there you will:
- Click file
- Click share
- Click embed
Note that every type of file will have a slightly different interface. You would follow the same steps for a PowerPoint presentation, but the "embed" screen will differ.
The embed code for this Excel file is at the bottom of the screen. Copy that code and move to the next step.
More information, and different examples, can be found by visiting:
Insert the embed code into a Canvas
Navigate to the Canvas page that you will embed the file, click edit, then click the embed button (which looks like a cloud). Enter the embed code in the popup window and click submit, then save your Canvas page.
The following is another great resource that can help you embed content into a Canvas page:
If you have any questions about this process, or need assistance, please contact eLearning Canvas Support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are having trouble logging into OneDrive or want to learn more about how to use Microsoft Office 365, please contact the SLCC Help Desk at email@example.com.