What is my Shared Secret?
The LTI Shared Secret (and Consumer Key
) authorise and authenticate your Learning Science resources (LTI tool links
) on your VLE/LMS.
Depending on your VLE/LMS, the Shared Secret may have a different name. For example, on Blackboard it is referred to as the "Tool provider secret" and on Blackboard Ultra it is referred to as the "Security token".
If the Learning Science LTI tool has been configured at your institution, your VLE/LMS administrator will have set up the Shared Secret (and Consumer Key). In this case, instructors do not need to enter the Shared Secret (or Consumer Key) to embed Learning Science resources.
If the Learning Science LTI tool has not been configured at your institution, instructors will need to enter your Shared Secret (and Consumer Key) each time they add a Learning Science resource to the VLE/LMS. Your Consumer Key will always be the same but you may have more than one Shared Secret.
If you are not sure how the Learning Science LTI tool has been configured at your institution or if you require access to your institutional Consumer Key or Shared Secret please contact us by raising a ticket using the "Submit a ticket" form at the bottom of this page or contact email@example.com
What is my Consumer Key?
The LTI Consumer Key (and Shared Secret) authorise and authenticate your Learning Science resources (LTI tool links) on your VLE/LMS. You will have been assigned a Consumer Key for your department, school or institution. Depending on your VLE/LMS, ...
Error: Invalid signature
If you see an error message containing the words "invalid signature" when opening a Learning Science resource it could be caused by one of the following issues: Issue 1: An incorrect LTI URL has been used. Fix: Please check the LTI URL you have ...
Canvas: How to configure the Learning Science LTI tool on Canvas (Admin)
These instructions are intended for the Canvas Administrator at your institution. LearnSci resources fully integrate with your Canvas. All of your resources are hosted, maintained and updated by Learning Science and are added to Canvas as external ...
Moodle: How to add a Learning Science Homepage
Before you start... You will need the LTI URL(s) for your LearnSci homepage(s) provided by Learning Science. The LTI URL should have the following format: https:// resources.learnsci.co.uk/enrol/lti/tool.php?id=xxxxx (where xxxxx is a set of numbers ...
Moodle: How to add a Grade Synced LearnSci LabSim or Smart Worksheet
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 ...