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How to send grade data through my own External Tool?

Question asked by MARCELO AMORIM on Apr 30, 2015
Latest reply on May 4, 2015 by MARCELO AMORIM

Hi!

 

I've created an External Tool in Canvas and I want to use its result to pass back as a grade to a specific assignment.

 

I've found this official tutorial but I get stacked: Canvas LMS REST API Documentation .

 

I don't get how it works. I mean, in what moment will the xml be created containing the data with the 'ext_outcome_data_values_accepted'. It uses two parameters: url and text.

What I understand is: the url parameter is used as the place I have to send my text containing the grade. Am I right? In this case, the url must be somewhere Canvas will treat my data, but what is this specific url?

 

Somebody has made something like this already? I need some help with this because I'm tired of trying figure out how the tutorial means.

 

Greetings,

Marcelo

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