Preparations in Google Drive

  1. Log in to Google Drive at

  2. Create a new folder in Drive by selecting the New button in the upper left-hand corner of the interface.

highlighting the button to create new folder in drive

  1. Name the folder after the class (e.g., CS3311).

  2. Locate the newly created folder in Drive and double-click on the folder to open it.

  3. Select the Folder Name.
    highlighting the folder name to click on and the drop down menu that appears

  4. Choose Share from the pull-down menu.

  5. Select the Advanced link in the lower right-hand portion of the pop-up.

Advanced button n the lower left side of the pop-up box

  1. Under Who Has Access, select Changeā€¦

Change... highlighted in the share with others pop-up box

  1. Choose Anyone at Michigan Technological University With the Link. An Access notification will appear in the bottom portion of the pop-up.

  2. Select Save.

  3. Copy the Link to Share web address and paste it in the associated Canvas course.

Link to share url highlighted in the middle of the screen

  1. Repeat this process for each class being taught.


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