D2L/Brightspace- Assignment Link Creation

The LMS Submission feature of Outcomes Assessment Projects enables an institution to collect
artifacts directly from students within their course in D2L/Brightspace. The assignment link
created below will allow students to access Outcomes Assessment Projects LMS Submission
module within D2l/Brightspace to upload and submit their files.


Creating the Assignment Using the External Tool in D2L/Brightspace

  • Navigate to the course.
  • Click External Learning Tools (LTI).



  • Click New Link.



Provide the following:

  • Title - something meaningful, so the students can identify the assignment
  • URL - copy and paste from Outcomes Assessment Projects. (1 link per course in each
  • Allow users to view this link - CHECK
  • Sign messages with key/secret with - UNCHECK
  • Tool consumer key/secret - SELECT
  • Use tool provider security settings - SELECT
  • Select org units to make tool provider available to



  • Click Save and Close.
  • Navigate back to the Content page for the course



Click Add a module..., type the name of the module and hit enter.



  • Click on the module just created.
  • Click Add Existing Activities.
  • Click External Learning Tools.



  • Click the External Learning Tool that was just added:



  • Verify the External Learning Tool has been added to the page



  • Click on the Assignment to verify the Faculty Preview appears and displays correct
    assignment name and instructions.


Note - you will not be able to start a submission or upload files if you are not enrolled in the
LMS course as a student or learner.


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