What does Albert’s Canvas integration provide schools?
The ability for students to automatically access Albert with their Canvas accounts
The ability to create Canvas assignments and modules linking to Albert
The ability to import student rosters from Canvas into Albert
How do I add Albert as an External Tool on Canvas?
In the Admin tab on Canvas, select the account/school you want to integrate with Albert.
In the Developer Keys sub-tab, click the + Developer Key button and select + LTI Key
Input the following information:
Key Name: Albert
Redirect URIs: https://www.albert.io/api/lti/launch
Method: “Manual Entry”
Description: Albert Integration
Target Link URL: https://albert.io/classes
OpenId Connect Initiation URL: https://www.albert.io/api/lti/preflight
JWK Method: Public JWK URL
Public JWK URL: https://www.albert.io/api/lti/security/jwks
LTI Advantage Services:
Toggle the option for “Can retrieve user data associated with the context the tool is installed in” to on
Change Privacy Level to Public
In the Domain text box enter https://albert.io Do not put a slash at the end of this URL
Placements: Select Link Selection and Assignment Selection from the menu. Do not select Account Navigation or Course Navigation. We are still working on these updates!
Once you click Save your developer key should be added to the list. Make sure State is set to On.
Copy the number listed under Details above the Show Key button. This is called the Client ID*. Do not click on the Show Key button.
Go to the Settings tab.
Click on Apps and Choose View App Configuration
Click + App
Choose By Client ID for Configuration Type, and paste the Client ID from the starred step above (*) into the Client ID space.
Click on the settings icon next to the newly installed app and choose Deployment ID.
Copy the Deployment ID.
Complete this form to send us your Client ID, Deployment ID, and Canvas URL. Our team will enable your integration from Albert’s backend.
[Note:] To find your institution's Canvas URL, copy your URL from the address bar.
Wait for the email confirmation from your Account Manager that the integration has been enabled.
Once your Account Manager confirms your integration is active, notify teachers that Albert can be added as a tool in Assignments and Modules using these instructions.
Which Canvas features are currently not available with the Albert Implementation?
Ability to search Albert assignments in Canvas
Ability to create links from Canvas assignments to Albert assignments within Canvas
Ability to link Albert assignments and Canvas assignments such that grades are automatically transferred from Albert to Canvas
Interested in using any of the above features? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.