Canvas Integration

Document created by Digital Support on Jul 14, 2017Last modified by Digital Support on Oct 19, 2017
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Please see the directions below or the attached PDF for information on how to integrate Intellus Learning courses into Canvas. 


LTI Setup

The integration of the Intellus Learning platform into Canvas will need to be initiated by a campus user with administrative privileges in Canvas.
  1. Log into Canvas
  2. Navigate to a course where you have instructor privileges
  3. Click on Settings in the left navigation menu
  4. Click on Apps in the top menu
  5. Click on Add App
  6. In the Add App pop-up window, include the following information (see screenshot):
    1. Name: Intellus
    2. Key and Secret: will be provided within 5 business days of obtaining library credentials
    3. Launch URL: will be provided within 5 business days of obtaining library credentials (ex: https://INSTITUTION.intelluslearning.com/lti/)
    4. Domain: will be provided within 5 business days of obtaining library credentials (ex: https://INSTITUTION.intelluslearning.com/)
    5. Custom Fields: custom_minitags=true
  7. Click Submit


Course-Level Integration

Once the LTI is configured, faculty can publish their Intellus Learning content into their courses in Canvas.
  1. Before starting, identify the course integration ID of your course from within the Intellus platform (see screenshot)
The course integration ID is a 4-digit number found to the right of "Course Experience Widget" between <div ace-mini-tag> and </div>.
  1. Log into Canvas, and navigate to your course
  2. Click Modules in the left navigation menu
  3. Click + in Course Information section
  4. Select External Tool from the drop-down menu
  5. Click Intellus
    1. In the URL field, add “?custom_tag_id=” and course integration ID (found in Intellus Learning platform) to the existing URL
    2. In the Page Name field, type the name of the module that you want students to see
  1. Click Add Item
  2. Publish the module in Canvas

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