Canvas LTI integration

How to enable the Canvas LTI integration for your experience on Riipen

Updated over a week ago

Connecting your Riipen experience with Canvas via LTI enables learners to easily navigate from a Canvas course assignment item to an associated Riipen experience.

For more information on LTI integrations, see our full guide here.

How to

Enable the Canvas LTI integration

The following steps need to be completed inside of Canvas and only need to be completed once.

  1. Sign into Canvas as a Teacher or Administrator

  2. Go to your course page

  3. In your Course Navigation menu, click "Settings", then "View App Configurations"

  4. Click the "+App" button

  5. Fill out the fields below, then click "Submit"

Configuration Type

"Manual Entry"

Name

Riipen Integration

Consumer Key

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.

Shared Secret

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.

Launch URL

https://{subdomain}.riipen.com

Domain

{subdomain}.riipen.com

Privacy

E-mail Only

The new Riipen app will now appear in the Apps tab.

Connect a Canvas course assignment to a Riipen experience

The following steps need to be completed inside of Canvas.

  1. Open your course

  2. Add a new assignment with the "+Assignment" button

  3. Enter a name for your assignment (e.g. Riipen Project)

  4. In the submission type drop-down menu, select "External Tool"

  5. In the "Enter or find an External URL input", enter "https://{subdomain}.riipen.com/lti/experiences/[experience_id]"

  6. Important: Select "Load this tool in a new tab"

  7. Fill out any other assignment-related fields for your course, then click "Save & Publish"


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