Step 1: Register Pivot Interactives in Brightspace

This step registers Pivot as an external tool in Brightspace. You will need permissions to manage LTI Advantage registrations in Brightspace to perform this step.

  1. In Brightspace, select Manage Extensibility in the Admin menu.
  2. In the LTI Advantage tab, click Register Tool.
  3. In the Name field copy and paste the following text:
    Pivot Interactives
  4. In the Description field, copy and paste the following text:
    Interactive video for science learning.
  5. In the Domain field, copy and paste the following text:
    http://api.pivotinteractives.com
  6. In the Redirect URLs field, copy and paste the following text:
    http://api.pivotinteractives.com/api/v2/lti/launch
  7. In the OpenID Connect Login URL field, copy and paste the following text:
    http://api.pivotinteractives.com/api/v2/lti/connect
  8. In the Keyset URL field, copy and paste the following text:
    http://api.pivotinteractives.com/api/v2/lti/jwks.json
  9. In the Extensions field, select Assignment and Grade Services and Deep Linking. This allows instructors to create links to Pivot assignments and allows grades on the assignments to be sent back to Brightspace.
  10. Leave the Send Institution Role option unchecked. Brightspace will send the role of the user in the course instead.
  11. Click Register to add Pivot as a tool.
  12. Make a note of the Client id that Brightspace generates. If you do not have access to Pivot Interactives, send this and the domain name of your Brightspace installation to an instructor who does. This information will be used to configure Brightspace in Pivot.

Step 2: Configure Brightspace in Pivot Interactives

This step adds Brightspace to Pivot so that communication can happen with Brightspace. You will need access to Pivot as an instructor to complete this step.

  1. Log into Pivot and then navigate to the Brightspace LTI Configuration page.
  2. Open Step 2: Configure Brightspace in Pivot Interactives.
  3. Use the information from the previous step to fill out the form and then click Register to add Brightspace to Pivot.

Step 3: Create a Deployment in Brightspace

This step determines who in Brightspace has access to Pivot. You will need permissions to manage LTI Advantage deployments in Brightspace to perform this step.

  1. In the tool page in Brightspace, click New Deployment.
  2. You should see a new form. In the Tool field, select Pivot Interactives.
  3. Copy and Paste the following text into the Name field:
    Pivot Interactives
  4. In the Extensions field, select Assignment and Grade Services and Deep Linking.
  5. In the Security Settings field, you may select First Name, Last Name, and Email to create a streamlined integration with Pivot. If these are not checked, we will ask the student for this information when they launch into Pivot for the first time.
  6. Select what Org Units should have access to Pivot.

Step 4: Enable Deep Linking in Brightspace

This step adds Pivot to the assignment content editor so instructors can create links to Pivot assignments. You will need permissions to manage LTI Advantage deployments in Brightspace to perform this step.

  1. On your deployment in Brightspace, near the bottom, click View Links.
  2. Then select New Link.
  3. Copy and paste the following text into the Name field:
    Pivot Interactives
  4. Copy and paste the following text into the URL field:
    http://api.pivotinteractives.com/api/v2/lti/launch
  5. In the Type field, select Deep Linking Insert Stuff.
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