UFV Microsoft OneDrive Integrated in myClass (Blackboard)

UFV Microsoft OneDrive is now integrated to Blackboard, provides you with the ability to:

  • Attach Office 365 files including Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and Excel from the Rich Text Editor.
  • View and organize your personal UFV Microsoft office files.
  • Create read-only access to embedded Office 365 files in your course.

This will allow you to add files from OneDrive to any content item using the course full rich text editor. These can include, but are not limited to:

  • Folders
  • Learning Modules
  • Item
  • Lesson Plan

To use UFV OneDrive, sign into a Microsoft account to view and select files.

Recommended browser settings

  • Cookies should be allowed for Microsoft OneDrive.
  • Popups shouldn't be blocked for Microsoft OneDrive.

Note: Cookies aren't allowed by default in the Chrome browser incognito mode and will need to be allowed. Microsoft OneDrive LTI works in the private mode in Microsoft Edge browser. Ensure that you haven't blocked cookies (which are allowed by default).

How to add files from OneDrive in your course

  1. In your course, access a content area from your course menu and select to build one of the items listed above. If your content is already available, select Edit the content.
  2. From the Rich Text Editor displayed, ensure the additional options are displayed by selecting the three-dot icon. Select the round plus symbol to display the Add Content menu.

Screen shot of text editor

  1. Locate and select UFV OneDrive Attachment. (Ensure you are using UFV Onedrive, not your personal OneDrive)

  2. If you haven’t signed into Microsoft, you may need to do so to continue. Use your Microsoft regular account information and follow the instructions provided.
  3. Once you've logged in, you'll see your OneDrive space, where you can select the file you’d like to add to your course.
  4. The file will appear in the Rich Text Editor. Select Submit to complete the changes on your content.
  5. Selecting the name of the file will open it, and will allow you to view it. Select Edit Document to edit the document live within Office 365. The file added will be an embedded, read-only display for students.

For more information on Blackboard Microsoft OneDrive integration, please check out the Blackboard FAQ. Please contact itservicedesk@ufv.ca if you have other concerns or questions.


Article ID: 6498
Fri 7/28/23 2:54 PM
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