MasteryConnect Navigation Configuration Options in Canvas using LTI

You can connect your MasteryConnect account to Canvas using an LTI configuration. This lesson provides resources for choosing the navigation options that will work best for your school or district. To learn more about configuring external apps, visit the Edu App Center.

Note: Manually configuring an external app in Canvas is a Canvas account admin permission.  A Canvas account admin will need to configure the LTI settings.  

Open Canvas Account

Open Account

Log into Canvas and click the Admin link [1], then click the name of the account [2].

Open Settings

Open Settings

In Account Navigation, click the Settings link.

Open Apps

Open Apps

Click the Apps tab.

Add New App

Add New App

Click the Add App button.

Set Configuration Type

Set Configuration Type

Select the Configuration Type drop-down menu and set the configuration type to By URL.

Add MasteryConnect Details

Add App Details

Enter MasteryConnect in the Name field [1]. Enter the consumer key in the Consumer Key field [2] and the shared secret in the Shared Secret field [3]. This key and shared secret can be can be accessed in MasteryConnect by an admin.

Add Configuration URL

Add Configuration URL

In the Configuration URL field, enter the URL for the app.

MasteryConnect in Navigation

To display the MasteryConnect navigation icon in the Canvas global navigation menu, enter the following Configuration URL: https://files.masteryconnect.com/lti/canvas_global_nav_primary_submission.xml

MasteryConnect in Navigation

To display the MasteryConnect navigation icon in the Canvas course navigation menu, use the following Configuration URL: https://files.masteryconnect.com/lti/canvas_course_nav_primary_submission.xml

MasteryConnect in Navigation

To display the MasteryConnect navigation icon in both the Canvas course navigation menu and the Canvas global navigation menu, use the following Configuration URL: https://files.masteryconnect.com/lti/canvas_course_and_global_nav_primary_submission.xml

Note: Apps are configured and recommended to be entered as secure links (HTTPS).

Submit MasteryConnect App

Submit App

Click the Submit button.

Verify App

Verify App

If the app has already been added in the account, Canvas verifies that you still want to install the app. To continue, click the Yes, Install Tool button.

Note: Verifications only take place in the same context for an existing external app (such as installing the same app multiple times in the root account).

View MasteryConnect Settings

View App

View the MasteryConnect app.

To manage the MasteryConnect app, click the Settings icon [1]. To edit the MasteryConnect app, click the Edit link [2]. To see the places where the MasteryConnect app appears in Canvas, click the Placements link [3]. To delete the MasteryConnect app, click the Delete link [4].

View MasteryConnect Navigation

MasteryConnect in Navigation

Depending on which configuration URL you used to add the app, a MasteryConnect link will display in the global navigation, course navigation, or both locations.