To help keep your Google Drive organized, clean, and easy to find content, it is best practice to create folders within to add or move files too.

  1. Click on +New
  2. Select Folder
  3. In the New Folder popup rename Untitled Folder
  4. Click Create


Use Google Apps and Google Drive to create, store, share, and add files/documents in your Canvas course that students can access.

Why? Files/documents can be created using Google Apps (Docs, Slides, and Sheets), edited, stored in Google Drive. (LTU has unlimited storage). Google Apps / Drive is integrated right from within Canvas. Files and documents can be available and shared in Canvas. Does not count against your Canvas storage quota.

How? Create using Google Apps or Word, PDF, or PowerPoint and upload to Google Docs. Edit/revise the original document in Word, PowerPoint or PDF, right-click the document name in Google, select Manage Versions, Upload New Version and the links within Canvas course remain the same and display the updated version

Adding files to Google Drive

  1. Click on +New
  2. Select either File upload to load from local computer OR Select Google Docs, Sheets,or Slides to create a new file