Access Riipen In Blackboard
Connecting Riipen & Blackboard enables students to use the full Riipen platform directly through a Blackboard web link.
No student sign-up required (SSO)
Student accounts are automatically created when students view Riipen in Blackboard for the first time. No sign-up required!
Step 1 - Administrator Setup
Add Riipen as an LTI tool provider in Blackboard. An administrator at your institution is required to complete this step once - after completing Step 1, educators can complete Step 2 individually.
Sign into Blackboard as an Administrator
Click on the System Admin tab
Click on LTI Tool Providers
To begin adding Riipen, click the Register LTI 1.1 Provider tab
Fill out the following fields:
Send user data
Send user data only over SSL
User Fields to Send
Find your "public key" in the settings tab of your school dashboard in Riipen
Find your "secret key" in the settings tab of your school dashboard in Riipen
The new Riipen app will now appear in the LTI providers screen.
Step 2 - Educator Setup
Open your Course in Blackboard
Click on the Content area
Click Build Content in the menu, then click Web Link
4. To setup a web link, fill out the fields described in the table below:
Enter a name/text for your link to Riipen
In the URL field, enter the following URL, replacing courseid with your Riipen course's ID.
For instructions on finding your Riipen course's ID, see below
This link is to a Tool Provider
Check This link is to a Tool Provider
5. Click submit after completing the web link setup.
Your Riipen web link will now appear in your Course Content. When students click on the link, they'll be brought directly to your Riipen course - a Riipen account will be created for them, and they will be added to your Riipen course automatically.