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AngelenaCedrone
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How do I upload/add my powerpoint from google drive to Canvas.

I used "external link" but when my students go to click it, it doesn't open. 

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GregoryBeyrer
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I wonder @AngelenaCedrone if your students are trying to access the presentation with a Google account that lacks permission. My college is a Google Suite for Education client, and we give all our students Google accounts. That should mean that I can share a Google Drive file to anyone within our organization and be confident that my students can access it. However, students sometimes have other Google accounts that take precedence within the browser session and they don't realize they can switch Google accounts. This happens often enough that I now set the sharing settings for my Google Drive files to anyone with the link. 

I made a silent video showing how to do this:

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GregoryBeyrer
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I wonder @AngelenaCedrone if your students are trying to access the presentation with a Google account that lacks permission. My college is a Google Suite for Education client, and we give all our students Google accounts. That should mean that I can share a Google Drive file to anyone within our organization and be confident that my students can access it. However, students sometimes have other Google accounts that take precedence within the browser session and they don't realize they can switch Google accounts. This happens often enough that I now set the sharing settings for my Google Drive files to anyone with the link. 

I made a silent video showing how to do this: