Moodle: How to configure the Learning Science LTI tool (Admin)

Moodle: How to configure the Learning Science LTI tool (Admin)


These instructions are intended for the Moodle administrator at your institution.

The LearnSci resources fully integrate with your Moodle platform. All of your resources are hosted, maintained and updated by Learning Science and are added to Moodle as External Tool activities in just a few steps. 

For help and support email support@learnsci.co.uk or call on +44 (0)117 325 8954

Before you start
  1. You will need your institutional Consumer Key and Secret.
  2. You will need an LTI URL for a LearnSci resource to test.

1. Navigate to Site administration > Plugins > Activity modules > External tool > Manage tools


2. Select "Configure a tool manually".


3. Complete the required fields.

There may be additional fields but you only need to complete the ones below.


TOOL SETTINGS

Tool Name

Learning Science Resources

Tool URL

Use the Tool URL provided

Tool description

LearnSci LabSims and Smart Worksheets

Consumer key

Your institutional Consumer key

Secret

Your institutional Secret

Tool configuration usage

Do not show; use only when a matching tool URL is entered

Default launch container

New window


4. Select  "Show moreā€¦".


PRIVACY

Share launcher's name with tool

Always

Share launcher's email with tool

Always

Accept grades from the tool

Delegate to teacher


5. Select "Save changes".

Check the Learning Science LTI tool has been configured correctly and is working as expected. To test, please follow this guide to add the LTI URL for the LearnSci resource we have provided.


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