FlipIt > Instructor set-up - D2L/Brightspace

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These instructions describe how to set up FlipIt as an approved LTI Tool in Desire2Learn (D2L), where LTI stands for Learning Tools Interoperability. Note that before you get started, you should be sure to have a KeySecret, and Tool URL. If you don’t have any of these, you can get them from your Macmillan Learning support agent.


From your course home page in D2L, click on "Edit Course" or "Course Admin"



Click on External Learning Tools



On the "Manage Tool Providers" tab, click on "New Tool Provider"

If you don’t see this option, go to the next step.



Fill in the “Launch Point” as gateway.mnv-tech.com

Make sure Allow users to use this tool provider is checked. Then click Save. If you don’t see this option, go to the next step.



On the "Manage External Learning Tool Links" tab click on "New Link"



Add Title and URL

Give the link a meaningful Title for your students and insert the URL provided by your Macmillan Learning support agent.



Adjust Key/Secret settings

Under Signature:

  • Check the box for Sign messages with key/secret with
  • Select Link key/secret


You will also need a Key and Secret provided by a Macmillan Learning support agent.



Under Security Settings:

  • Select Use link security settings
  • Check all of the boxes


Under Make link available to:

  • Select your current org unit


Click Save.



Click on Content



In the desired portion of your course choose Add Existing Activities > External Learning Tools



Click on the name of the tool you created



After inserting the link, edit properties

Click the down arrow next to the external learning tools link you created and select Edit Properties.


Check the box to Open in a new window or Open as External Resource.



Inform students

Send your class the Instructions for Student Single-Sign-On.


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