This guide is intended to help Schoology administrator add an Edlink-connected app as an LTI application in Schoology.
Before Getting Started
Make sure your organization's Schoology is connected to Edlink.
Step 1: Logging in to Schoology
Log into your Schoology admin account.
Step 2: Accessing your App Center
Click on the “waffle button” (four small squares), on the top right side of the screen. Select App Center from the drop-down menu.
Click on My Developer Apps towards the top of the screen. Don't see My Developer Apps? Check out this article to fix that.
Click Add App.
Step 3: Filling out the LTI configuration form
You should now see the LTI configuration screen, which will look like a brief form to fill out.
Fill in the below fields.
App name: Write in app name.
Description: Write in a description of the app.
Category: Select the subject.
Recommended for: Select whichever applies, Instructors, Students, Admins (or all three).
Available for: Select “All Schoology users,” or “Only people in my school” if you’d like to apply that limit.
Leave the remaining boxes unchecked/unfilled. You can upload an App Logo and Feature Graphic - these images will display in your Schoology.
Select LTI App 1.1. This will make more fields appear.
Next to LTI App 1.1, you have the option to check off “Launch app in Schoology.” Please note: If you would like the app to launch in Schoology, please check with your contact at the learning app. They'll tell you if their app can do this. If you’re not sure, leave this box unchecked, and the app will launch in a new window.
Can be Installed for: Select the categories that apply.
Privacy: Send Name and Email/Username of user who launches the tool
Domain/URL: Open your Edlink dashboard in a new tab. Click on your app, and select the “Overview” tab. You should see the LTI Launch URL on this page. Copy and paste this URL into this box.
Custom Parameters: None
Your screen should now say, “Your App has been created.” Now, click “Install LTI App,” followed by “I Agree” and “Add to Organization.”
Step 4: Configuring
Click Configure. This button is next to the app in your App Center > Organization Apps.
Go back to the “Overview” tab in your Edlink dashboard. Copy and paste the Consumer Key and Shared Secret in the appropriate boxes. Leave the Custom parameters empty.
Click save settings.
Step 5: Installing
After you’ve configured the app, click Install/Remove, to install it. This button is next to Configure.
Select what applies: All Users, All Courses, or All Groups (or all three).
Step 6: Checking the App
You’ve successfully installed your app! Your students and teachers can now access the app when they log in to Schoology.
Go to your App Center and click on Organization Apps. Find the learning app you installed and click on it. Check that it’s working as expected.
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