Canvas- Student How To Use Group Files ( "drop box")

Canvas allows students assigned to a group to share resources in files.

FOR: STUDENTS

This document explains how students can upload document such as Word, PowerPoint, and PDF, and share with your classmates in the specific group. Your instructor will create a special group and you will be notified that such group was created.

1. Click Groups from your Global Navigation Menu. ( see image on left) Groups in Global Navigation
2. Click the group name. - If you are not sure which one, then follow these steps.
a. Go to your course in Canvas.
b. Click People from the course menu.
c. Click the Groups tab.
d. You will see the name of the group that your instructor created to share document. Click the Visit link associated with it.

3.  You are now in your course group's site. Click on the Files menu from the left.
 Group Files

Now you are in the shared folder/files area.

To read your classmates content, just click on the file. If it takes a while, use the download button at the top.

To upload a file, use the upload button at top right. If you need to create a folder, use the +Folder button. (After typing the folder name, use return/enter key on your keyboard.)
Upload button location

 



Keywords:group files, group drop box, students, file share,   Doc ID:74186
Owner:Christi C.Group:Rice University
Created:2017-06-20 12:48 CSTUpdated:2017-07-11 11:13 CST
Sites:Rice University
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