The course files area of canvas is accessible by students, so any files you upload to the course will be available to students unless you lock the file in Canvas. Typically, you will upload files to the course and then link to these files in an assignment or page to help guide students
- How do I upload files to my course?
- How do I lock files?
- TIP: if you upload files to the course and you want students to take note, post an announcement about the file uploads and even easily link to the course files in your announcement.