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Step 2: Configuring LTI in Moodle

Configuring LTI in Moodle 2.6 to 3.0

 

Note: The illustrations in the following guidance may differ slightly, depending on the version of Moodle you are currently using.

 

1. Log in as a Moodle administrator

 

2. Select Site administration from the Administration menu box.

 

 

3. Click Plugins from the Site administration drop-down menu.

 

 

4. Click Activity modules from the Plugins dropdown list.

 

 

5. From the Activity modules drop-down list, click LTI.

 

 

6. (Moodle 2.7 to 3.0 only) Click Manage external tool types to begin the configuration of the Turnitin Tool 

 

 

7. Under the Active tab, click Add external tool configuration.

 


 

8.  Begin your external tool configuration:

 

8a. Enter a name for your external app. (e.g. Turnitin, Turnitin LTI, etc.)
 

8b. Enter one of the following URLs as the Tool Base URL. This URL is based on your location:
 

https://api.turnitinuk.com/api/lti/1p0/assignment (UK users only)
https://api.turnitin.com/api/lti/1p0/assignment (All other users)

 

8c. Enter your Consumer Key.

 

This is the five-digit Turnitin Account ID Number included in your Welcome to Turnitin email, and also located to the left of the Account Name in your Turnitin administrator account.

 

8d. Enter your Shared Secret.

 

This is the Shared Key set by the Turnitin administrator and is exactly 8 alphanumerical characters in length. The creation of this key is detailed in step 5 of Configuring LTI in Turnitin.

 

 

 

9. You must select the checkbox: Show tool type when creating tool instances.

 

Note: This ensures that your configured external tool is available to yourself and instructors when creating an LTI assignment within a course.

 

10. Click Save changes to complete the configuration.

 

11. The configured Turnitin LTI tool will now appear in your list of active external tools.

 

Select the cog icon in the Action column to make any changes to this configuration or select the X icon to remove it.

 

 

12. Once you've configured the LTI tool, instructors may start using the LTI tool by creating a new Moodle course. Click here to learn how to create a Turnitin LTI assignment in Moodle.

 

Configuring LTI in Moodle 3.1

 

1. Log in as a Moodle administrator

 

2. Select Site administration from the Administration menu box.

 

 

3. Click Plugins from the Site administration drop-down menu.

 

 

4. Click Activity modules from the Plugins dropdown list.

 

 

5. From the Activity modules drop-down list, click External tool.

 

 

6. Click Manage tools from the External tool drop-down list.

 

        

7. Within the Add tool box, select configure a tool manually.

 

8. Begin your external tool configuration:

 

8a. Enter a name for your external tool (e.g. Turnitin, Turnitin LTI, etc.)
 

8b. Enter one of the following URLs as the Tool Base URL/cartridge URL. This URL is based on your location:
 

https://api.turnitinuk.com/api/lti/1p0/assignment (UK users only)
https://api.turnitin.com/api/lti/1p0/assignment (All other users)

 

8c. Enter your Consumer Key.

 

This is the five-digit Turnitin Account ID Number included in your Welcome to Turnitin email, and also located to the left of the Account Name in your Turnitin administrator account.

 

8d. Enter your Shared Secret.

 

This is the Shared Key set by the Turnitin administrator and is exactly 8 alphanumerical characters in length. The creation of this key is detailed in step 5 of Configuring LTI in Turnitin.

 

 

9. From the Tool configuration usage drop-down list, you must select Show as preconfigured tool when adding external tool.

 

Note: This ensures that your configured external tool is available to yourself and instructors when creating an LTI assignment within a course.

 

10. Click Save changes to complete the configuration.

 

11. The configured Turnitin LTI tool will now appear in your list of tools at the bottom of the Manage tools page. If configured correctly, the tool will appear as 'active'.

 

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