Admin Guide: LTI Set-up of Blackboard for iClicker Cloud

Document created by Digital Support on May 19, 2017Last modified by Digital Support on Mar 30, 2018
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Important: Contact an iClicker Tech Account Manager ( to receive the Launch URLKey, and Secret needed to complete the set-up.

Navigate to the Administrator Panel in Blackboard

Log into Blackboard as an admin and navigate to the Administrator Panel by clicking the System Admin link.

Navigate to LTI Tool Providers

Click the Building Blocks link found in the Building Blocks section of the Administrator Panel. From the Building Blocks page, click the LTI Tool Providers link.

Register Provider Domain

Click the option to Register Provider Domain on the LTI Tool Providers page.

Complete the following information in the Register Provider Domain page that opens. Settings not listed are not important to the integration.
  • Provider Domain: [contact an iClicker Tech Account Manager for this information]

  • Provider Domain Status: Approved

  • Default Configuration: Set globally

  • Tool Provider Key: [contact an iClicker Tech Account Manager for this information]

  • Tool Provider Secret: [contact an iClicker Tech Account Manager for this information]

  • Send User Data: Send user data only over SSL [recommended]

  • User Fields to Send: Role in Course, Name, Email Address

Complete the registration

Click the Submit button to complete the registration and return to the LTI Tool Providers page.

Complete tool set-up

From the LTI Tool Providers Page, click the option to Manage Global Properties. Under the Feature Availability section, verify that the setting to Allow configured tool providers to post grades is set to Yes. Then click Submit to complete the tool set-up.

Enable LTI tools for instructors

In order for the LTI grade sync to work, make sure that the LTI tools are enabled for instructors. From the Administrator Panel, click the Tools link under the Tools and Utilities section and verify that LTI and LTI Link tools have availability set to “ON.”