You can use Google Drive to create a collaboration with a Google Document, Spreadsheet, or Presentation. You can select individual users, groups, or both as part of a collaboration.
Google Docs allows you to add up to 50 users per collaboration, and all users can view and edit a document at the same time. However, a Google file may be shared with up to 200 email addresses including viewers, commenters, and editors.
In Course Navigation, click the Collaborations link.
Click the Start a new collaboration button.
If you have not previously authorized Google Drive access in Canvas, you may be prompted to authorize access. Click the Authorize button.
In the Kind drop-down menu, select the type of collaboration you want to create. You can create a Document, Spreadsheet, or Presentation.
To create a name for the collaboration, click the Name header . The page will create a text field for you to enter the name .
To create a description for the collaboration, click the Description header . The page will create a text field for you to enter the description .
The collaboration defaults to the People tab. If you want to collaborate with individual people in your course, click the name of a user you want to add to the collaboration . The user's name will move to the right side of the window .
Add as many users as necessary.
Note: Collaborators must have Google account and will need to authorize Canvas before they can view the collaboration.
To remove a collaborator, click the Remove icon . To remove all users, click the Remove All link .
You can also create collaborations with groups. To select an entire group, click the Groups tab . Select the group(s) you want to add to the collaboration .
Click the Submit button.
View your collaboration. To edit the collaboration, click the Edit icon . To delete the collaboration, click the Delete icon .