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How do I create a link to my syllabus (a file) in Dropbox?

You will learn how to link to a file stored in your CSU Fullerton Dropbox account. This will allow students in your course in TITANium to view the file, such as your syllabus or PowerPoint or pretty much any kind of file.

Follow these steps after you have uploaded the appropriate files to your CSUF Dropbox account.

1. Enter your course.

Enter your course.

2. Turn editing on.

Use either the link within the Administration block which by default is the first block in the left-hand column of the course main page or click on the Turn editing on button on the top right-hand corner of the page.

Turn editing on.

3. Click on Add an activity or resource.

Click on Add an activity or resource.

4. Select File.

The File resource is used as an example for this lesson article; however, you can add a dropbox file to almost any Resource or Activity.

Select File.

5. Click on Add.

Click on Add.

6. Type a name.

Type a name.

7. In the Content section, click on Add.

In the Content section, click on Add.

8. Click on Dropbox in the left-hand menu.

9. Click on Login to your account.

10. In the pop-up window, scroll down to the bottom.

In the pop-up window, scroll down to the bottom.

11. Type your email address.

Type your email address.

12. Click on Continue.

Click on Continue.

13. Resize the pop-up window.

Resize the pop-up window.

14. Click on CSU Fullerton.

You can also use your personal account if it is already linked to your CSU Fullerton business account.

Click on CSU Fullerton.

15. The contents of your CSUF dropbox account should display.

16. Navigate to where the file is you want to link.

17. Click on the desired file.

18. Select Create an alias/shortcut to the file.

The advantage of using an alias is that you don't have to keep track of your current syllabus in more than one location. Keep the syllabus in Dropbox up-to-date and the link in TITANium will auto update.

Select Create an alias/shortcut to the file.

19. Rename the file is desired.

Rename the file is desired.

20. Click on Select this file.

Click on Select this file.

21. An icon of the file now appears in the Content section.

An icon of the file now appears in the Content section.

22. Click on Save and return to course.

Click on Save and return to course.

23. The file now displays on your course main page.

The file now displays on your course main page.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to connect your CSU Fullerton Dropbox with TITANium and to link a file from your dropbox.

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