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. Click on the “Assignments” menu

3. Add a new Assignment by clicking on the “+ Assignment” button.

The “Create New Assignment” form loads, fill out the following required settings:

  • Assignment Name
  • NOTE: Assignment Instructions should not be entered on this screen (in Canvas). They will be added within the Portfolium interface
  • Points: numerical value this assignment would be scored against
  • Submission Type - External tool
  • Click on the “Find” button from the “Enter or find an External Tool URL” section
  • Choose the “Portfolium LTI Application”
  • Click on the “Save and Publish” button

Click on the “Load ‘assignment name’ in a new window” button.

Linking the LMS Assignment to EDU Platform

When you click on an LTI assignment in the LMS, the application auto-logs into 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. 

Linking the LMS Assignment to EDU Platform

You will first be prompted to link to your course.
You'll see : 1. Link to a course (and a list of those courses you can link to)

Once linked to the course, you will see 2. Link assignment to your course (and a list of those assignments in that course you can link to)

Once linked, you'll be taken into the Edu Platform and you will click 'Publish Assignments'. Once the assignments are published, students will be able to view them.

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