Create the Developer Key

Before you begin

Before you can install the Webex Education Connector, you first must Configure Your Webex Site for Webex Education Connector.

1

Sign in to Canvas as an administrator, select the Admin tab, and then select the name of the account.


 

The account determines which courses the tool is available in.

2

Select Developer Keys > + Developer Key > + API Key and enter the following information:

  • Key Name—Enter Webex.

  • (Optional) Owner Email—Enter an email address.

  • Redirect URIs—Enter the following URIs on separate lines.

    • https://lti.educonnector.io/lms_accesses/new

    • https://lti.educonnector.io/lms_accesses/callback

  • Enforce Scopes—Do not enable. Scoped developer keys are currently not supported.

3

Select Save Key, and take note of the ID and Key generated in the Details section of the new Developer Key, as you'll need these later.

4

In the State section of the new Developer Key, select ON.

Configure the Webex Education Connector

1

Open a tab in your browser, navigate to https://lti.educonnector.io/, and enter the following information:

  • Full name—Enter your first and last name.

  • Email—Enter your administrator email address.

  • Institution—Enter the name of your institution.

  • Webex site—Enter your Webex site name.

    Your site name is the text in your Webex URL before .webex.com. If your site URL is https://myschool.webex.com/, enter myschool.

  • LMS ...—Select Canvas from the drop-down list.

  • Install in a Disabled State:

    • If unchecked, you can enable the Webex Education Connector for all courses at once or on a course-by-course basis.

    • If checked, instructors and administrators can enable the Webex Education Connector for courses.

  • Canvas Site Domain—Enter the URL of your Canvas site.

    For example, if your Canvas site URL is https://college.example.instructure.com, enter college.example.instructure.com.

  • Canvas Developer ID—Enter the ID from Step 3 of Create the Developer Key.

  • Canvas Developer Key—Enter the Key from Step 3 of Create the Developer Key.

  • Canvas Site Timezone—Set your site's time zone.

2

Select Next, and take note of Your Consumer Key, Your Shared Secret, and LTI Registration URL.

Install and Authorize the Webex Education Connector

1

In Canvas, select the Admin tab, then select the name of the account:

  • If you want to install site-wide—Select a Site, then go to Settings > View App Configuration > + App.

  • If you want to install in a single course—Select a course, then go to Settings > View App Configuration > + App.

2

Enter the following information:

  • Configuration Type—Select By URL.

  • Name—Enter Webex, or another descriptive name.

  • Consumer Key—Enter Your Consumer Key from Step 2 of Configure Webex Education Connector.

  • Shared Secret—Enter the Your Shared Secret from Step 2 of Configure Webex Education Connector.

  • Launch URL—Enter the LTI Registration URL from Step 2 of Configure Webex Education Connector.

3

Verify that the Webex Education Connector has been installed:

  • If you enabled the Webex Education Connector site-wide, navigate to any course and look for Cisco Webex in the Course Navigation menu.
  • If you enabled the Webex Education Connector in a single course, navigate to that course and look for Cisco Webex in the Course Navigation menu.
  • If you installed the Webex Education Connector in a disabled state, navigate to any course. In the Course Navigation menu, go to Settings > Navigation. Find Cisco Webex in the list of hidden items and drag it up to the list of visible items.
4

In the Course Navigation menu, click Cisco Webex to open the Webex Education Connector.

5

From the Setup tab, scroll to the Authorize with LMS section, click Authorize and follow the on-screen instructions.

6

To enable site-wide features available for instructor configuration, go to the Setup tab, click Go to Admin Console, and then choose the features you want to enable.

7

Click Back to save your changes and return to the Setup tab.