Blackboard: How to Embed Google Docs into Blackboard

Basic instructions on how to embed Google documents into your Blackboard course.


  1. In Google Drive, while inside of a Document, click the File tab and choose the option to Publish to the Web.

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  2. Choose Embed. Then click Publish.

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  3. Copy the provided code.

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  4. Go to Blackboard. Create a New Page or Item and click the arrows at the right of the screen to open the advanced options. Then click the HTML button and paste the code copied from Google Documents.

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  5. Click Update.

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  6. Once the Update button is pressed, the pop up window will disappear and a yellow box with no image will appear in the Content section. Click on the yellow box to be given the option to manipulate the amount of the document shown within the content area. While adjusting the size, the yellow box will turn blue. (Note: You may need to adjust sizing several times to determine how much of the document is showing after each adjustment.) After adjusting the size, click Submit.

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Keywords:embed, Google, Blackboard, basic   Doc ID:72713
Owner:Ryan T.Group:Washington State University - Vancouver
Created:2017-04-18 15:26 CSTUpdated:2018-11-01 11:30 CST
Sites:Washington State University, Washington State University - Spokane, Washington State University - Vancouver
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