Use the following steps to install the Webex Education Connector in Blackboard Learn release 3400.5.0-rel.12+393c117. A Blackboard Administrator must complete the installation.

1

Configure your Cisco Webex Site to allow the Webex Education Connector integration:

  • For sites managed in Cisco Webex Site Administration, sign in to Webex Site Administration and go to Configuration > Common Site Settings > Options.

  • For sites managed in Cisco Webex Control Hub, go to the customer view in https://admin.webex.com, then go to Services, and under Meeting, select Sites. Choose the Webex site to change the settings for, click Configure Site, and then under Common Settings, select Site Options.

2

Scroll to Allow the following URL domain names and enter lti.educonnector.io separated from the other domain names by a comma.

3

Open a new 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 the information in your Webex URL before .webex.com. If your site URL is myschool.webex.com/, then enter myschool.

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

  • Blackboard Site Domain—Enter the URL of your Blackboard site. For example, myschool.blackboard.com.

  • Blackboard Site Timezone—Select the time zone of your Blackboard site from the drop-down list.

4

Select Next, and take note of the Your Consumer Key, Your Shared Secret, Your LTI Launch URL, and Your Application ID.

5

Sign in to Blackboard as an administrator, and go to System Admin > Integrations > REST API Integrations > Create Integration.

6

Enter the following information:

  • Application ID—Use the Application ID generated in Step 4.

  • Learn User—Enter the administrator user name.

  • End User Access—Select Yes.

7

Return to Blackboard, and go to System Admin > Integrations > LTI Tool Providers > Register Provider Domain.

8

Enter the following information:

  • Provider Domain—Enter lti.educonnector.io.

  • Provider Domain Status—Select Approved.

  • Default Configuration— Select Globally.

  • Tool Consumer Key—Enter the Your Consumer Key from Step 4.

  • Tool Shared Secret—Enter the Your Shared Secret from Step 4.

  • Send User Data—Select Send user data over SSL.

  • User Fields to Send—Check the following options:

    • Role in Course

    • Name

    • Email Address

  • Allow Membership Service Access—Select Yes.

Select Submit

9

Hover over the installed Provider name (lti.educonnector.io) and click the arrow.

10

Select Manage Placements > Create Placements.

11

Enter the following information:

  • Label—Enter Webex.

  • Handle—Enter Webex.

  • Availability—Select Yes.

  • Type—Course tool. Select Student or Non-student.

  • Tool Provider URL—Enter https://lti.educonnector.io/launches.

  • Tool Provider Key—Populates from the initial setup.

  • Tool Provider Secret—Populates from the initial setup.

12

Select Submit.

13

To enable the Webex Education Connector in a course, open the course, hover over +, and go to Create > Tool Link.

14

Complete the Link options:

  • Name—Enter your name.

  • Type—From the drop-down, select the label name from step 11.

15

Select Available to Users.

16

Select Save.