Scan and Submit using Google Drive


Moodle ISU allows students to scan and submit a document using Google Drive. This can be utilized in a Moodle quiz using essay questions or used for Moodle Assignment submissions. 

This Guide Will Help You to:

  • Scan an image into Google Drive

  • Submit an assignment from Google Drive

  • Seek further assistance

Scan a document

  1. Open the Google Drive app

  2. In the bottom right, tap Add

  3. Tap Scan (Android) or Use Camera (iOS)

  4. Take a photo of the document you would like to scan 

    1. Adjust scan area: Tap Crop

    2. Take the photo again: Tap Re-scan the current image

    3. Scan another page: Tap Add

  5. To save the finished document tap Done

Submit an Assignment from Google Drive

  1. Locate the assignment in Moodle ISU.

  2. Click on the name of the assignment and select Add submission.

  3. In the File submission, select Add.


Warning: Avoid using the drag and drop feature, it will add extra steps.

  1. In the File Picker, select Google Drive.

  2. Select the Log in to your account button.

  3. You should automatically be logged into your ISU Google Drive account.


  1. Use the Search or other navigation option to locate the file you want to submit.


  1. Once you have located your file, double-click it.

  2. Choose Select this file.


  1. Click the Save changes button to complete your submission. 

Seek Further Assistance

For additional assistance please contact, ITRC at (208) 282 5880 or

For more information please visit,  Activities


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