LaunchPad and Writer's Help 2.0 > Information Transmission Summary

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Sent to Macmillan Learning

Received from Macmillan Learning

User Information

Bb profile ID

User IMS context role

Optional: First name, last name, and email address to enhance the user experience. These are not sent by default. The user or the institution’s system administrator must choose to send this information.

This information is sent when a user clicks on links to Macmillan Learning. The SSL status of these links matches exactly that of the page where the link was placed. Please note that not all Macmillan Learning sites support SSL throughout; the browsing experience may drop to plain HTTP at some points while visiting Macmillan Learning.

Account ID of the associated Macmillan Learning account

This information is always transmitted to Blackboard secured with OAuth and is only available to the student himself and the course instructor. Whether this information is presented over SSL is dictated by the local configuration of Blackboard Learn.

Course Information

Encrypted version of the context id (external course key) Macmillan Learning does not have the ability to decrypt these identifiers.

Optional: Course ID and course name to enhance the student experience.

This information is sent when a user clicks on links to Macmillan Learning. The SSL status of these links matches exactly that of the page where the link was placed.

Section ID, section status and domain ID of the associated Macmillan Learning section

This information is always transmitted to Blackboard secured with OAuth and is only available to students and instructors enrolled in the course. Whether this information is presented over SSL is dictated by the local configuration of Blackboard Learn.

Enrollment Information

None

Macmillan Learning user ID, course ID, master class ID, class status, IMS context role

This information is always transmitted to Blackboard secured with OAuth and is only available to the student himself and the course instructor. Whether this information is presented over SSL is dictated by the local configuration of Blackboard Learn.

Macmillan Learning Content (assignments, chapters, etc.)

Resource ID (unique identifier for Macmillan Learning resource in Blackboard)

 

 

Metadata about available content (title, due date, etc.)

This information is always transmitted to Blackboard secured with OAuth and is only available to students and instructors enrolled in the course. Whether this information is presented over SSL is dictated by the local configuration of Blackboard Learn.

Scores

None

Score information is always pulled into Blackboard Learn from Macmillan Learning secured with OAuth. Even if the grade notifications (push) option is selected, only a message with no user, course or score information is pushed to the local Blackboard Learn instance to pull grades from Macmillan Learning. The information transmitted only uses the encrypted identifiers for user and course and cannot be directly traced back to an individual student even if intercepted. This information is only visible in the grade center. Whether this information is presented over SSL is dictated by the local configuration of Blackboard Learn.


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