Google Apps

As a NOVA faculty or a NOVA  you have access to Google Drive via your VCCS gmail account. You can create Google docs like a document, slide, sheet or a form and upload it in your Canvas assignments, pages or discussion boards.

The Google Drive web service allows you to integrate Canvas with your Google Drive account. All users can authorize their Google Drive accounts for access to Google collaborations and assignment uploads. To know more, click here.

To create a Google document, click here

To create Google slides, click here

To create a Google sheet, click here.

To upload a file( a document, excel, PowerPoint, PDF, image) from your local computer to My Drive, click here

If your course has enabled Google Apps, you can create a document, slide presentation, or spreadsheet using Google Drive and then embed that document anywhere you can use the Rich Content Editor in Canvas. The Rich Content Editor is used in features that support the editor (Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, or Syllabus). When embedded, Google slide presentations default to presentation mode. To know more, click here