Badgr Spaces LTI for Blackboard

Badgr users can create a Badgr Space to track Badge and Pathway progress for a group of Recipients within Badgr, outside of an LMS, and using our LTI for Blackboard.

 

Please fill out this form to have this feature enabled on your issuer or organization

Adding the Badgr Spaces LTI to Blackboard

As an administrator of a Blackboard instance, navigate to the Administrator tools.

  1. Navigate to “LTI Tool Providers” in the Administrator Panel
  2. Click “Register LTI 1.3/Advantage Tool”
  3. Enter the Application/Client ID from the table below for the server you wish to connect to

    Badgr Environment

    Blackboard Application/Client ID

    https://badgr.com fc137814-b079-40b6-ac59-0d850c26c5de
    https://eu.badgr.com 914f5374-455c-4ae8-8861-d96c1cb37f1a
    https://ca.badgr.com a1e07c13-9817-420b-8b73-137352e7a0d5
    https://au.badgr.com b5f77aa4-dd84-4b70-b40a-5521906052a0
  4. Select Submit
  5. Ensure the Tool Status is Enabled
  6. We also recommend the below tool settings for the best experience
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  7. Select Submit

Once installed select the drop-down menu next to the Badgr LTI integration and select ‘Approve’ from the list

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Install the REST API Tool

  1. Navigate to “Rest API Integrations” in the Administrator Panel
  2. Click “Create Integration”
  3. Enter the Application/Client ID from the table above for the server you wish to connect to
  4. Specify a user in the Learn User field
    1. We recommend creating a unique system user for this has the following system permissions at a minimum:
      1. Course/Organization (Content Areas) > View Material Settings
      2. Course/Organization Control Panel (Grade Center) > View Attempts
      3. Course/Organization Control Panel (Grade Center) > View Grade Center Items and Settings
      4. Course/Organization Control Panel (Grade Center) > View Grades
      5. Course/Organization Control Panel (Tools) > Tests, Surveys, and Pools > Tests
      6. Course/Organization Control Panel (Users and Groups) > Users
      7. Read-only access to the Content System filesystem
  1. This should have read access to course content, memberships, and grade book.
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  2. Submit

Setup Badgr Preauthorizations

  1. Navigate to “Badgr” in the Administrator Panel.
  2. Badgr should successfully load and offer to preauthorize Orgs or Issuers

For information on setting up the Badgr LTI in Blackboard please see our knowledge base article here.