Using Google Drive to share a large file in a discussion board
Start with a saved file - video, presentation, etc.
Upload the file to your google drive at: drive.google.com
Click New, File Upload.
Browse computer to locate file to upload.
Once the file is uploaded, click the file name and select the "share" icon:
Click Get Shareable Link, make sure Can View is selected
You can restrict viewing to Luther Seminary users only - or there are other sharing options.
Click Copy Link. This will copy the link to your clipboard.
Create a discussion board post.
1. Expand the editing menu.
2. Use "Control+V" to paste the link text into your discussion post and highlight (select) the link text
3. Click "insert/edit link"
On the next screen, paste the URL in the first text box. Click insert.
The hyperlinked text will appear blue in your forum post. Click Post to Forum to finish.