To setup a Office 365 assignment:
1) Open Assignments
Select Assignments from the Course Navigation.
2) Add Assignment
Click the +Assignment button.
3) Add Assignment Details
In the Assignment Name field, create a name for the assignment. In the Description field, enter the details, requirements and instructions for the assignment. In the Points field, enter the assignment point value. Select the Assignment Group and Display Grade method.
4) Edit Submission Type
In the Submission Type drop-down menu, select the External Tool option.
5) Find External Tool
Click the Find button.
6) Configure External Tool
Select the Office 365 Cloud Assignment tool. If you want the assignment to load in a new tab, click the Load in a New Tab checkbox. Click the Select button.
7) Select Document
From your OneDrive, click the checkbox next to the document you want to attach to the assignment. Click the Attach File button.
8) Edit Due and Availability Dates
Set due or availability dates for the assignment. These dates appear throughout Canvas like regular assignments. By default, Canvas will set your assignment dates for everyone in your course. Select a due date for the assignment in the Due Date field. The option to add Availability dates, a date and time when students can no longer submit to the assignment is available.
9) Save Assignment
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