This guide includes details for connecting a Canvas learning management system with your own installation of Annotate with the LTI feature enabled. Contact us to discuss setting up an annotate server for you.
In order to connect your Canvas installation to Annotate, you'll need the following settings :
That's all, no configuration URL or XML required.
Course left menu > Settings
Course left menu > Settings > Apps tab > Add App button
Select the Configuration Type drop-down menu and set it to Manual Entry (Default option)
Enter the parameters specified in the Installation parameters section. Any non-specified value does not need to be entered.
Simply click the Submit button to finish
Now Annotate is available in the course. The app can be edited or deleted at anytime. To create a link to Annotate in a module, please see Part II.
Course left menu > Modules
Click the '+' button in the desired module
Click the Add drop-down menu and select External Tool
Select Annotate from the list. The URL and Page Name will be added automatically.
Adapt the LTI link name to the given module as desired (e.g. Annotate week 1) in the Page Name field. Click the Load in a new tab checkbox.
Click the Add Item button
Annotate will be added to the module. Click the Publish icon for the new course element.