Sapling Learning > Instructor set-up - Canvas

Document created by Digital Support on Jan 25, 2017Last modified by Digital Support on Apr 14, 2017
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These instructions describe how to set up as an approved LTI Tool for use in your Canvas course, where LTI stands for Learning Tools Interoperability.

  1. From your course home page in Canvas click on Settings.
  2. Click on the Apps tab and then View App Configurations.
  3. Click on Add New App (the button may just say Add App in some versions of Canvas).
  4. Fill in the info on the Edit External Tool window and click Submit. The "Name" can be set to any non-blank value, just be sure to include a unique identifier such as course number and/or term. You will need to contact your Client Success Specialist to get the “URL”, “Shared Secret” and “Consumer Key”. The "Domain" should be:
  5. Click on Assignments.
  6. Click the + Assignment button.
  7. Set the "Assignment Name" and "Points". This will represent the overall Sapling Learning grade that shows within your Canvas course.
  8. Change the “Submission Type” to External Tool and enter a due date if required (we recommend the last day of finals).
  9. Click in box labeled External Tool URL.
  10. Select the tool you created in step 4 to auto-fill the URL. You must check the box for Load this tool in a new tab. Then click the Select button.
  11. You will be returned to the page shown in step 9. Click Save & Publish.
  12. Send your class the instructions for student sign up.
  13. If desired, set up grade sync within your Sapling Learning course.