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Dropbox Education

​You can add Dropbox files to Blackboard using the Mashups menu found in most content creation workflows (e.g. content creation, tests, discussion boards, blogs, journals, wikis, announcements, feedback, etc.). This document outlines the steps for adding your Dropbox content directly to Blackboard.

  1. In this example, we will create an Item
  2. a screenshot of the Build Content drop down menu with Item selected
  3. In the content editor text box, click the Mashups button.
  4. Click Dropbox from the menu of Mashups.
  5. a screenshot of the Mashups drop down menu with Dropbox selected
  6. On the following page, click the Browse Dropbox button.
  7. a screenshot of the Add Dropbox Files button
  8. If not already, sign into your Dropbox account.
  9. a screenshot of the Dropbox sign in menu
  10. In the window that opens, select the file(s) that you’d like to share.
  11. Click the Choose button.
  12. a screenshot of the File area of Dropbox with the needed file selected
  13. Confirm the file(s) you’ve attached, then click Submit.
  14. a screenshot of the file confirmation notification
  15. Your file will appear in the content editor text box.
  16. Confirm that it is correct and click Submit.

a screenshot of the final Dropbox content building block

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Last updated 11/19/2019 6:46 AM