Learning Tool Integration (LTI) in Canvas
Canvas allows for a number of third-party Learning Tool Integration (LTI) tools. Currently, Canvas at Illinois State University (ISU) has a number of LTI currently available in Canvas. Please see the table below for more information:
Instructors are responsible for ensuring all course materials used in their courses meet accessibility requirements.
Available Support for LTI's
Instructors choosing to use a particular Learning Tool Integration in Canvas should be aware that only limited technical support is available. In most cases, ISU technical support has no access to these tools and may not able to troubleshoot any issue beyond the following:
- Where to locate the tool within Canvas
- Browser issues
- Clear cache
- Update/switch browsers
In most cases, issues that cannot be resolved by one of the above actions will require the instructor to contact the vendor for assistance with the tool.
Description of Tool
How to Locate in Canvas
Links to Knowledge
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Creative Cloud is a set of applications and services that give users access to a collection of applications for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography, along with a set of mobile applications and some optional cloud services.
Adobe Creative Cloud Express
Adobe Creative Cloud Express is a cloud-based media creation application that makes it easy for anyone to create impressive social media graphics, promotional videos, and single-page websites. One of its great features is that it can be accessed from any device with online access.
|Aktiv (Chem 101)||Aktiv Chemistry reimagines chemistry courses with an approach that fosters student engagement both during and after class – in-person or online.||Aktiv Chemistry (vendor website)|
MindTap is the online learning platform that gives instructors complete course control. Craft personalized, engaging experiences that boost performance and deliver access to eTextbooks, study tools and more.
ExamSoft helps academic institutions improve student learning with secure assessment tools and software that provide valuable data, insights and reports.
|LibGuides (Library Resources)||LibGuides is an easy-to-use content management system deployed at thousands of libraries worldwide. Librarians use it to curate knowledge and share information, organize class and subject specific resources, and to create and manage websites||LibGuides (Springshare website)|
Macmillan Learning is a publisher of textbooks and learning resources for university-level students.
McGraw Hill Campus (Connect)
McGraw-Hill Campus Connect (MH Campus Connect) is an external tool that can be added to a Canvas course by the instructor.
Instructors can pair a Canvas course with a McGraw-Hill textbook so they and their students can use McGraw-Hill's instructional materials. Instructors may sync grades earned in MH Campus with the Canvas Gradebook.
|Merlot||MERLOT is a curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community. With MERLOT Search you can find high quality OER, peer reviewed materials. Use this app to search MERLOT by entering keywords.||Merlot (Vendor website)|
Microsoft Office 365 - OneNote and OneDrive
Microsoft 365 is a product family of productivity software, collaboration and cloud-based services owned by Microsoft.
|Microsoft Office 365 - Teams Classes|
Microsoft Teams classes is an LTI app that helps educators and students easily navigate between their LMS and Teams. Users can access their class teams associated with their course directly from within their LMS. Follow these steps to enable Microsoft Teams in your Learning Management System.
Nearpod is a web-based teaching tool that allows you to create online course sites for K-12, as well as college-level learners.
Packback is an AI writing tutor for every student, and AI grading assistant for every instructor.
Padlet is a web-based program that allows you to organize content for viewing in multiple layouts, including website, bulletin board, blog, or portfolio.
Pearson My Lab & Mastering
MyLab and Mastering are the teaching and learning platforms that empower you to reach every student. When combined with educational content written by respected scholars across the curriculum, MyLab and Mastering help deliver the learning outcomes that students and instructors aspire to.
With Perusall, an online social annotation platform, you can increase student engagement, collaboration, and community within your course. Plus, Perusall works with your favorite course content including books, articles, web pages, videos, podcasts, and images.
ProctorTrack is an automated online remote proctoring system solution that continuously verifies the identity of online test-takers, while detecting and deterring academic misconduct.
|Redirect Tool||Add links to external web resources that show up as navigation items in course, user or account navigation. Whatever URL you specify is loaded within the content pane when users click the link.|
Respondus LockDown Browser
Respondus LockDown browser is a locked browser used for taking assessments.
Scorm LTI (built by Instructure)
SCORM modules are standards-based packages that can be created with a number of different software programs, including SoftChalk Create.
|Vosaic is a cloud-based performance discovery company that provides easy-to-use video recording and analysis software for professional development, skills-based training, and research to K-12, higher education, health care, and private sector institutions.|
WileyPLUS courses deliver a teaching and learning experience that help instructors and students achieve educational success in today’s blended and online learning environment.
Zoom is Illinois State University's video conferencing system. It allows students to remotely join a face-to-face class session or instructors to host a class session entirely online. Zoom also allows students to collaborate with each other remotely for group assignments
How to Get Help
For instructional assistance, you may contact the Center for Integrated Professional Development by phone (309) 438-2542, or email at ProDev@ilstu.edu.