External Apps (LTIs) by Canvas Release

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This document includes the major external apps (LTIs) supported by Canvas and updated in specified Canvas release notes.

 

 

Analytics Beta LTI

The Analytics Beta LTI is the new analytics tool being developed by Instructure. Analytics Beta offers improved analytics for tracking student data using an interactive chart or table.

 

LTI Configuration

LTI added by Instructure; can be manually removed by admins. If removed, contact Customer Success Manager to re-add LTI tool.

Beta Environment Support

Beta functionality is limited to the beta environment and does not affect production data

Affected Canvas Areas

Course Navigation

Permissions

Inherent to affected user roles

Affects User Interface

Yes

Affected User Roles

Admins, Instructors, Designers, TAs

Original Feature Introduction

2018-08-27

Region Availability

All regions

All Release Notes for Feature

Analytics Beta feature releases

 

Commons LTI

The Commons LTI is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share Canvas resources with the public or within their institution. 

 

LTI Configuration

Contact Customer Success Manager (Admins)

Beta Environment Support

Functionality affects content in the beta environment only;

New/updated features not available until production deploy

Affected Canvas Areas

Contingent on imported content

Permissions

Access to specific Canvas content areas may not be allowed; may not be able to import all content types

Affects User Interface

Yes

Affected User Roles

Instructors, Designers, TAs

Original Feature Introduction

2015-06-27

Region Availability

All regions

All Release Notes for Feature

Commons feature releases

 

Google Apps LTI

The Google Apps LTI integration allows students and instructors to use, create, share, and collaborate on Google Drive files within Canvas. Users can also view their Google Drive files directly in Canvas. This integration is supported in Assignments, Collaborations, Modules, Course Navigation, and the Rich Content Editor.

 

LTI Configuration

Contact Customer Success Manager (Admins)

Beta Environment Support

Functionality affects content in the production environment;

New/updated features not available until production deploy

Affected Canvas Areas

Assignments, Files

Permissions & Default Roles

N/A 

Related APIs

External Tools API 

Affects User Interface

Yes

Affected User Roles

All Users

Original Feature Introduction

2017-01-07

Region Availability

All regions

All Release Notes for Feature

Google Drive feature releases

 

Microsoft Office 365 LTI

The Microsoft Office 365 LTI integration allows students and instructors to use, create, share, and collaborate on Office 365 files within Canvas. Users can also view their OneDrive files directly in Canvas. This integration is supported in Assignments, Collaborations, Modules, Course Navigation, and the Rich Content Editor.

 

LTI Configuration

Office 365 EduAppCenter

Beta Environment Support

Functionality affects content in the production environment;

New/updated features not available until production deploy

Affected Canvas Areas

Assignments, Files

Permissions & Default Roles

N/A 

Related APIs

External Tools API 

Affects User Interface

Yes

Affected User Roles

All Users

Original Feature Introduction

2016-12-10

Region Availability

All regions

All Release Notes for Feature

Office 365 feature releases

 

Quizzes.Next LTI

The Quizzes.Next LTI is an assessment engine that integrates with Canvas and replaces the classic quizzes functionality.

 

LTI Configuration

Contact Customer Success Manager (Admins)

Beta Environment Support

Functionality affects content in the production environment;

New/updated features not available until production deploy

Affected Canvas Areas

Assignments, Quizzes

Permissions

N/A

Related APIs

N/A 

Affects User Interface

Yes

Affected User Roles

Instructors, Students 

Original Feature Introduction

2018-06-30 (view Quizzes.Next FAQ)

Region Availability

All regions

All Release Notes for Feature

Quizzes.Next feature releases

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