Challenges of Integrating with Brightspace
Brightspace by D2L offers self-hosted and cloud-based solutions for K12 and higher ed. Brightspace supports integrations through its APIs and the LTI standard (including LTI 1.3 and LTI Advantage). But there are still challenges edtech developers will face when integrating.
Common Pitfalls of LMS Integration
Companies getting started with LMS integrations may run into some common pitfalls. Many of these challenges aren't immediately apparent and can cause serious delays. Here's a short list of some of the most typical, but frustrating roadblocks developers could run into.
API vs. LTI Integration for Brightspace (D2L)
Brightspace by D2L is a popular LMS among large K12 districts in Canada and the United States. There are 2 methods to integrate with Brightspace, through the API or through the LTI standard. This article will cover each method and how to use them.
API vs. LTI Integration for Blackboard
Blackboard is a popular LMS among universities and large K12 districts in the United States. There are 2 ways to integrate with Blackboard, through its API or the LTI standard. Here’s more about each method and how to use them to integrate with Blackboard.
What Can I Do with the Brightspace (D2L) API?
Brightspace by D2L is a popular LMS in the US and Canada. Many institutions may use Brightspace. So edtech developers need to know how to integrate Brightspace and its features. We'll focus specifically on integration through the Brightspace API and its features.
How to Use the Microsoft Graph API to Integrate With Microsoft Teams
With many districts that adopted the LMS, it's important for edtech developers to know how to integrate with Microsoft Teams. We'll focus specifically on using the Graph API to integrate to Microsoft Teams and features developers can use with the API.
API vs. LTI Integration for Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams is one of the fastest growing LMSs in the United States. There are usually 2 methods to integrate with the LMS: API and LTI standard integrations. Here’s how edtech developers can integrate their products to Microsoft Teams.
API vs. LTI Integration for Google Classroom
Google Classroom has been widely adopted across the United States. There are typically 2 methods of LMS integration: API and LTI standard integrations. Here’s what edtech developers should know to integrate their products with Google Classroom.
Does Microsoft Teams Support the LTI 1.3 and LTI Advantage Specifications?
A well-known method for integrating with other LMSs is to use the LTI standard. Due to how relatively new Microsoft for Education compares to other popular LMS, it's important to understand which LTI standard specification Microsoft teams support.
Does Google Classroom Support LTI 1.3 or LTI Advantage?
Due to the breadth of its user base, many edtech developers are looking for ways to integrate with Google Classroom and Google Workspace for Education. Google Classroom is a bit different from other LMSs, which can make integration challenging.