EPD - Canvas - How to deliver course files and videos from Box

EPD delivers course files and videos to Canvas using the Box embed feature.

 Benefits of embedding content from Box into Canvas
  • Course files and videos are delivered from a single, centralized access point
  • Version control is maintained because there is a single source of content
  • Updates made to the content in Box are automatically updated in Canvas
  • Using the embed code allows students to view the content directly in Canvas

How to embed course files and videos into Canvas, from Box

1. In Box, go to the course file or video.

2. Locate the embed widget for the file or video.

Go to ••• > More Actions > Embed Widget 

Locate box file embed code

3. Adjust the size setting of the embed code for the file or video. 

For Files, set size to Custom. Set Width: 1200 and Height: 900
For Videos, set size to Large. Use the default Width: 800 and Height: 550

embed course file or video

4. Copy the embed code for the file or video. 

copy embed widget code

5. In Canvas, create a new page in the appropriate content Module. 

6. Within the new page, switch to HTML Editor mode.

html editor within canvas page

7. Paste the embed code into the editor.

8. Save and publish the page. 

Keywords:EPD eHelp   Doc ID:84747
Owner:Amanda R.Group:Engineering Professional Development - Department Resources
Created:2018-08-09 11:03 CSTUpdated:2019-09-24 11:46 CST
Sites:Engineering Professional Development - Department Resources
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