Add an external tool on a Lessons page

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Instructors can add links to external tools, or LTI items, on a Lessons page. This allows instructors to seamlessly incorporate content from third party applications within the site.

Go to Lessons

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Click on the Lessons page title in the Tool Menu to display the page.

Note: The default or blank Lessons page contains text and images that explain the basic functionality of the Lessons tool.

Click Add Content, then Add External Tool

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From the Add Content drop-down menu, select Add External Tool.

Specify the external tool

Select a tool from items already configured for your institution

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If your institution has already configured one or more external tools at the system level, you may choose from any of the tools listed here.

To add it to the Lessons page, click on the tool title.

And then click Save

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The external tool will now appear on the Lessons page

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Or, click Manage of Install Tools to add a new tool

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If there are no system level tools, or the tool you would like to add does not appear in the list, click on the Manage or Install Tools link to configure a new tool for your site only.

Click Install LTI 1.1 Tool

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Enter a tool title

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This is the title of the link as it will display on your Lessons page.

Choose whether or not the title can be changed

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Choose a custom icon (Optional)

More questions about the Lessons tool?


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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help