Add Yellowdig to LTI Passport (required)
1. Request your LMS Key and Secret from a Network Administrator who belongs to your Network. If you do not know who to contact, please reach out to email@example.com. Do not accept Keys and Secrets from Administrators who do not belong to your institutional or departmental Network.
2. Under Settings, click on Advanced Settings.
3. Scroll down to LTI Passports. Between the two brackets, enter "yellowdig:[network key]:[network secret]", replacing [network key] and [network secret] with the Yellowdig key and secret for your network. Be sure to include the quotation marks and the colons. If you have multiple LTI Passports, separate them with commas.
4. Click Save Changes in the black bar at the bottom of your browser.
5. At the top of the Advanced Settings page, go to Advanced Module List. Between the brackets, enter "lti_consumer". Remember the quotation marks. If you have multiple advanced modules, separate them with commas.
Create Graded Assignment Type (optional)
1. Under Settings, click on Grading.
2. At the bottom of the page, click on +New Assignment Type.
3. Fill in the fields as follows:
- Assignment Type Name: Yellowdig Discussion
- Abbreviation: YD
- Weight of Total Grade: [Whatever you want Yellowdig to be worth as a percentage of the total grade. We recommend a value between 10 and 20]
- Total Number: 1
- Number of Droppable: 0
Create Yellowdig Assignment (required)
1. Under Content, go to Outline.
2. Click on + New Section, followed by + New Subsection, followed by + New Unit.
3. Name the section Yellowdig and click on the Advanced button.
4. Select LTI Consumer. Then select Edit.
5. Fill in the fields as follows, keeping in mind that you must set LTI Launch Target to "New Window" and that you must enable "Request user's email" to achieve successful LTI launches.
- Display Name: Yellowdig
- LTI Application Information: [insert custom description tailored to your students]
- LTI ID: yellowdig
- LTI URL: https://api.yellowdig.app/launch
- Custom Parameters: [leave blank]
- LTI Launch Target: New Window
- Button Text: Yellowdig
- Scored: True [if using grade passback]
- Weight: [to reduce rounding errors, we recommend allocating at least 100 points to Yellowdig]
- Hide External Tool: False
- Accept Grades Past Deadline: [choose in accordance with your preferences]
- Request User's Username: [choose in accordance with your preferences]
- Request User's Email: True
- Request User's Full Name: True
6. To create a new Yellowdig Community for your students, click on the link to Yellowdig in the live version of your Open edX course and follow the Community creation steps.
7. To associate grades passed back by Yellowdig with the Yellowdig Discussion graded assignment type (optional), click on the gear icon for the Yellowdig subsection and select "Yellowdig Discussion" under Grade as.