Connecting your Riipen experience with Blackboard via LTI enables learners to use the full Riipen platform directly through a Blackboard web link. Learner accounts are automatically created when learners view Riipen in Blackboard for the first time. No sign-up required!
Enabling the Blackboard LTI integration
The following steps need to be completed inside of Blackboard. An administrator at your institution is required to complete this step once, after which educators can complete the remaining steps.
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
Get one of your portal's keys "public token" in the settings -> keys tab of your portal in Riipen. Create a key if one does not exist.
Get one of your portal's keys "secret token" in the settings -> keys tab of your portal in Riipen. Create a key if one does not exist.
The new Riipen app will now appear in the LTI providers screen.
The following steps need to be completed inside of Blackboard.
Open your Course in Blackboard
Click on the "Content" area
Click "Build Content" in the menu, then click "Web Link"
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 experience_id with your Riipen experience's ID.
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.