Science Interactive Instructor Help Guides

Step 4: Connecting the Lesson Apps in Modules & Assignments

Updated Jun 11, 2021

This set of instructions will walk you through adding lesson hooks in your Canvas course in order to enable grade transfer from SI Cloud. If you need help locating the LTI credentials for your course, please follow the steps in How do I find the LTI hooks for my course?

Make sure you have completed the steps in Creating Apps in Canvas before completing the steps below.

1. Select the "+" button in the upper right-hand corner of the module you created in the steps from the previous article

Optionally, you can create a new module or build the assignment in "Assignments."

2. Select "New Assignment." Name the assignment to match the lesson that you want to link, then select "Add item"

3. The new assignment will be added to the module. Select it to begin editing

4. Adjust all applicable settings for the assignment as desired (points, groups, etc.), then continue to scroll down the page

If you would like to see how the SI Gradebook works, please see How to use the SI Cloud Gradebook.

5. In the "Submission Type" drop-down, select "External Tool"

6. Select "Find" to browse for the App you created for this lesson

7. Select the app you created for this lesson, then click "Select"

8. Select the "Load This Tool In A New Tab" check box. Adjust any other settings as desired. Then, select "Save & Publish."

When students click on the assignment link, they will be taken into that specific lesson in Cloud. Instructors and administrators will be taken to their SI Cloud dashboard.

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