Admin Guide: LTI Set-up of Moodle 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 Moodle site administration

Log into Moodle as an admin and click the Site administration option in the ADMINISTRATION block.

Navigate to "Manage external tool types"

From the expanded list under Site administration, select the following path: Plugins > Activity modules > LTI >Manage external tool types.

Add external tool configuration

From the Active tab on the Manage external tool types page, click the link to Add external tool configuration.

Tool and privacy settings

Complete creating a new external tool with the following information. Settings not listed are not important to the integration.

Tool settings

  • Tool name: iClicker Cloud [recommended]
  • Tool base URL: [contact an iClicker Tech Account Manager for this information]
  • Consumer key: [contact an iClicker Tech Account Manager for this information]
  • Shared secret: [contact an iClicker Tech Account Manager for this information]
  • Default launch container: New window [recommended]


  • Share launcher’s name with tool: Always [recommended]
  • Share launcher’s email with tool: Always [recommended]
    • It is not required to send the launcher’s name and e-mail, but doing so will conveniently pre-populate the information in iClicker Reef's sign-in page the first time that the student launches the tool. Returning students will be signed in by SSO.
  • Accept grades from the tool: Always [required]
    • This setting is critical to enable iClicker Cloud's grade sync function.

Click the Save changes button to complete the tool set-up.