Is there anyway to see a students Google Doc revision history in a Canvas assignment?

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I have several English teachers who are heavy Google Doc and Google Classroom users. One of the questions they have concerning moving their content to Canvas was how they could still see a student's revision history when using a Canvas assignment. Has anyone encountered how to make this happen? Thank you! 

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You asked your question some time ago, so I'd be really interested to hear your experience!  So please do come back and share what you learned!

There were a couple different ways I achieved this when I was teaching.  Sometimes I elected to use Collaborations.  I assigned a collaboration to a group, or an individual student, and I was able to view every transaction on the google doc, as well as have students submit them to the assignment.

In other times I had students create a google doc and submit it either directly from Google Drive or as a URL.   @jperkins  did a great short post on Grade a Google Doc using SpeedGrader.  He would have more expertise in accessing the history than I would, so hopefully he will add his experience!

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