LaunchPad and Writer's Help 2.0 > Deploying Macmillan Content to Canvas without Gradebook Synchronization

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Please note: Any Macmillan items deployed to Canvas in the manner described in this article will not produce a gradebook column in Canvas. To deploy Macmillan items that you have assigned for a grade, please follow the instructions in this article.


Add Macmillan content to a Canvas module

Click on the Modules tab in Canvas, then click the + icon at the top of the module where you would like to add a Macmillan content link.

Note: Please visit this article for instructions on creating Canvas modules.


From the "Add Assignment" drop-down menu, select "External Tool"


Click "Macmillan Learning"


Select a Macmillan content item you wish to deploy

Click the radio button next to the item that you would like to deploy. The Macmillan course homepage and eBook links (if available) are located at the top of the Table of Contents. Individual items are available at the chapter level. Click Deploy Selected Content.

Note: Non-gradebook items can only be deployed to Canvas one at a time.


Check the box for "Load in a New Tab" and click "Add Item"

Important: If you do not check Load in a New Tab, the link will not function properly.


Publish the link in Canvas

Non-gradebook items will have chain link icons and gradebook items will have assignment icons.