Set up Assignments in Schoology or another LMS

This article is for admins.

Note: To set up Assignments in Canvas, go here instead.

To set up Assignments in your learning management system (LMS), you need to:

  1. Generate a Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) key and a secret code in the Assignments admin console.
  2. Use the generated LTI key and secret code to set up Assignments as an LTI tool in your LMS.

Set up Assignments in Schoology

Step 1: Generate a Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) key and a secret code.
  1. Go to the Assignments admin console.
  2. Click Generate new pair.
    Generate new pair
  3. Select Schoology from the listand thenclick Generate.
    Select Schoology
  4. Save or copy the LTI key and secret code. You’ll need them for Step 2.
    Tip: To keep your key and secret handy, don’t click Done until you complete Step 2. 
    Setup
Step 2: Complete the setup in Schoology
  1. Sign in to Schoology as an administrator. 
  2. Go to the Schoology Apps Center. 
  3. Click the Google Assignments app
  4. Click Install LTI appand thenI agree.
    Install LTI App
  5. Click Add to organization.
    Add
    You see your Organization Apps. 
  6. Next to Google Assignments, click Configure.
    Configure
  7. In the Consumer key and Shared secret fields, enter or paste the key and secret generated in Step 1, above,and thenclick Save settings.
    Save settings
  8. Click School Apps to return to your Organization Apps.
  9. Next to Google Assignments, click Install/Remove
    Install
  10. Next to All courses, check the boxand thenclick Submit
    Submit
Now, when an instructor adds materials to a course, the Google Assignments app appears as an option. 

Set up Assignments in other LMSs 

Step 1: Generate a Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) key and a secret code.
  1. Go to the Assignments admin console.
  2. Click Generate new pairand thenselect your LMS from the listand thenclick Generate.
  3. Save or copy the LTI key and secret code. You’ll need them for Step 2.
    Tip: To keep your key and secret handy, don’t click Done until you complete Step 2. 
Step 2: Go to the Assignments Help Community for specific instructions for your LMS.

 

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