Canvas LTI

 There are two parts to integrating the Credo Courseware with Canvas using LTI - the first part you only need to do once as a global setting.

The first part is to set Credo up as an "External Tool." in your managed account.

To do so, first, you need to click on managed accounts and select your organizational account. Then click on "settings" at the bottom of the left-hand navigation menu.

click on managed accounts

click on settings at the bottom of the left-hand navigation menu

Step 2: Click on the "Apps" tab, then click on "Add New App"

Click on the Apps tab, then click on Add New App

Step 3: Fill in the following fields:

  • Name: Whatever is easy for you to remember
  • Consumer Key: (given to you by Credo)
  • Shared Secret: (given to you by Credo)
  • Domain: The domain is your courseware homepage (e.g.
  • Privacy (set to "public")
  • URL: The URL (or Launch URL) can remain blank, as this will be added in the course set up.

If you have forgotten your key and secret, please contact Credo support to get them again.


Fill in the fields using the Consumer key and secret that Credo gave you.


The second part is to add the external tool as an assignment. You will need to do this for each chapter or quiz that you want to integrate or embed.

Step 1: Click "Add assignment" and then "more options."
Click Add assignment and then more options.

Step 2: Under "submission type," click on "external tool."
Under submission type, click on external tool.

Step 3: Paste your LTI link into the text box, and decide whether you want the tool to open in a new tab.Enter your LTI link into the text box.

Adding the assignment to a module

Step 1: Go to Modules in the left-hand navigation


Step 2: In the header bar of the module in which you would like to add the assignment, click on the settings gear icon, then click "add content."


Step 3: In the Add Item popup, for the "Add" dropdown, select "assignment." then select the item you created earlier (you may need to scroll down the list to locate it), select the indentation level you desire, then click "Add Item."


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