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How do I install the Impact integration in the Blackboard Learn Ultra Experience?

You can configure the Impact integration in the Blackboard Learn Ultra Experience.

Note: Currently there is a two-part integration which requires the installation and configuration of the Impact Building Block.

Register LTI Provider

Register LTI Provider

Log in to your Blackboard Learn Ultra account. Navigate to the Administrator Panel in Blackboard Learn Ultra and click the LTI Tool Providers tab [1].

The Impact integration works with LTI 1.1 Provider. Click the Register LTI 1.1 Provider link [2].

Enter Provider Domain

Enter Provider Domain

In the Provider Domain field, add your unique Impact URL (eg. university.eesysoft.com) [1]. Ensure that the Default Configuration is selected as Set separately for each link [2].

Manage Placements

Manage Placements

Once saved, open the options for the provider you just created and select the Manage Placements option.

View Placement Information

View Placement Information

For the placement you'll need the following information:

  • Handle and Label can be anything you'd like (e.g. Impact)
  • Availability: Yes
  • Type: Ultra extension
  • Tool Provider URL is your specific provider's url
    (e.g. https://university.eesysoft.com/rest/bbultra/lti-launch)
  • Tool Provider Key: some-key-from-provider
  • Tool Provider Secret: some-secret-from-provider
  • Tool Provider Custom Parameters is your specific provider's secret (e.g.
    eesy_key=thisIsMyKey

Add Rest API Integrations

Add Rest API Integrations

Go back to Admin Panel page and select Rest API Integrations.

Click Create Integration.

For the integration you'll need the following information:

  • Application ID: ID provided by Impact
  • Learn User: a user with a minimum set of privileges
  • End User Access: Yes
  • Authorized To Act As User: Yes

Create Configuration

Create Configuration

Go back to the Admin Panel page and select Cross-Origin Resource Sharing.

Click the Create Configuration button.

Add these values:

  • Origin: (e.g. https://university.eesysoft.com)
  • Available: Yes

Submit changes.