Adding LTI assignments

After your LMS administrator sets up the Portfolium LTI application, You will then have access to create new assignments. 

  1. Logged in, go to a course
  2. Ensure you are in edit mode
  3. Add an activity or resource

Adding Assignments

On the “add an activity or resource” screen,  select “External tool” and click on the “Add” button.

The LTI assignment form loads, fill out the following settings

  • Activity name - Assignment title
  • Preconfigured tool: Select “Portfolium LTI

Click on the “Save and Display” button

Linking the LMS Assignment to EDU Platform 

When you click on an LTI assignment in the LMS, the application, auto-logs in to the Portfolium  EDU Platform*. *If you are new to the EDU Platform, you will be taken through the on-boarding flow, to establish your account.. After your account is created, you will be taken to the  assignment setup page. 

Complete the EDU Platform Assignment Details

The EDU Platform requires you  to enter the following fields to create your assignment.

  • Instructions - This will give the student directions for the assignment
  • Scoring Type - Set the scoring type for this assignment, there are 4 options to chose from
  • Rubric*
  • Star Rating
  • Letter Grade
  • Pass / Fail
  • Skills/Competencies - add the skills the student will acquire from completion of  the assignment
  • Due Date - Set a due date on when the assignment must be completed by
  • Category - Select the assignment category

Assignment in EDU Platform 

Click on the “Go to Assignment “ button. You will be directed to EDU Platform.

Faculty Grading through the LMS

In Moodle, you will access the EDU Platform, by going to the “Course” and “Assignment” you would like to assess. 

After your students submit their assignments, you will recieve an email that alerts you that their assignment is ready to be assessed. There is also a notification that is triggered within the EDU Platform.

Grading the Assignment 

You will be sent to the assignment detail page within the EDU Portal. This page, shows the list of students associated with their assignments and the assignment status. Those assignments with a status of “Submitted “are ready to be assessed. Click on the “Score” button.

Within the assignment page in the EDU Platform, you can view the submitted assignment in detail and provide feedback. Specifically if a rubric is used, you can assess levels of achievement.  

Viewing the grading outcomes in the LMS 

Within the LMS, the feedback and scoring you provided via Portfolium is pulled directly into the gradebook.  

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