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LTI 1.3 - Connecting Extempore Assessments to your LMS
LTI 1.3 - Connecting Extempore Assessments to your LMS
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Written by Sam Slagle
Updated over a week ago

The step to connect/link assessments from Extempore is exactly that. It creates a link between assessments you've created in Extempore so that they will be made available to students within your LMS and display in the LMS Gradebook so that your Extempore Gradebook and LMS Gradebook will always be in sync.

How it works:

  1. Create, copy or import assessments in your Extempore Account

  2. Connect Extempore assessments to your LMS via "External Tool" when adding new assignments/assessments in your LMS

Requirements:

    1. If you do not have an Extempore teacher account, please contact your organization admin.

  1. Create, copy or import assessments in your Extempore Account


D2L Teachers (Add to D2L as Assignment)

  1. Navigate to your course in D2L

  2. Click the "Assignments" tab

  3. New Assignment

  4. Click the lightning bolt icon

  5. Scroll to the bottom and select "Extempore"


  6. Click "Connect" to attach the assignment

  7. Important: Click the 'Save' button on the Extempore iFrame (this action creates the connects the assessment data for grade syncing)

  8. Save and publish

D2L Teachers (Add to D2L as Content)

  1. Navigate to your course in D2L

  2. Click the "Content" tab

  3. Click "Existing Activities"

  4. Select "Extempore" from the Existing Activities list

  5. Click "Connect" next to the Extempore assessment you would like to connect to D2L

  6. The assignment will be saved to D2L as an 'Untitled Attachment', edit the name in D2L that will display for students.


Canvas Teachers

  1. Create a new assignment in Canvas and

  2. Select External Tool

  3. Select "Extempore" from the list of external tools

  4. Locate the Extempore assessment and click "Connect"

  5. Save or Save & Publish the assessment in Canvas

    1. Please note that there is a minor bug that might change the assignment name in Canvas to "Unknown Assessment" which Edlink is aware of and working to fix. For now, simply renaming the assessment once you see this will retain the edited name.

  6. Load the assessment from Canvas

  7. Click "Save" in Extempore to ensure Rubric point values are set in Canvas


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