Blackboard LTI 1.3 Integration - Administrator Setup

On June 22nd, the URL for Student Learning & Licensure changed from www.vialivetext.com to sll.watermarkinsights.com. This guide has been updated to reflect that change. 

 

1. From the administrator account for your Student Learning & Licensure (SL&L) organization, click on Settings and then LMS Integrations:
2. Click Set Up to the right of LMS 1 or LMS 2
3. From the LMS dropdown, select Blackboard
4. In the LMS URL box, enter the URL for your institution's Blackboard environment. Ex: blackboard.livetext.comblackboard.jsu.edu, etc.

5. In the Client ID field in SL&L, enter: 2761a189-689a-4eae-9d14-70a3aa78fb95

7. In the Issuer field, enter: https://blackboard.com
*Please make sure there are no trailing spaces or special characters (such as a "/") at the end of the URL
8. In the Public keyset URL field, enter: https://developer.blackboard.com/api/v1/management/applications/2761a189-689a-4eae-9d14-70a3aa78fb95/jwks.json
9. In the Access token URL field, enter: https://developer.blackboard.com/api/v1/gateway/oauth2/jwttoken
10. In the Authentication request URL field, enter: https://developer.blackboard.com/api/v1/gateway/oidcauth


How to get the Deployment ID

1. Log into your Blackboard administrator account
2. Navigate to the System Admin area and click on LTI Tool Providers
3. Click on the Register LTI 1.3 Tool tab
4. Enter the Client ID from step 5 and click on the Submit button.
5. On the next screen, copy the Deployment ID and paste it in the Deployment ID field in SL&L
6. Click the ACTIVATE button in SL&L
7. In Blackboard, make the following updates:
  • Select Approved for the Tool Status
  • Select all three checkboxes for User Fields to Send
  • Select Yes for Allow grade service access
  • Select Yes for Allow Membership Service Access
8. Click Submit

Placement Creation
1. From the LTI Providers screen in Blackboard, click on the 0 (zero) link displayed under the Placements column corresponding to the SL&L tool provider created above
2. Click the Create Placement button
3. Enter the following to create a placement:
  • Enter a Label name of your choice
  • Enter a unique identifier in the Handle field
  • Select Course content tool for the Type
  • Check the box for Allows grading
  • Enable Launch in New Window
  • Enter the Tool Provider URL: https://sll.watermarkinsights.com/via/lti/v1p3/launch

4. Click Submit
5Click the LTI Tool Providers button
6. Click Manage Global Properties
7. Verify that Allow configured tool providers to post grades is enabled, and click the Submit button

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