District admins can configure the Amplify Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®) version 1.3 app in their Canvas district account to enable students and teachers to log in to Amplify programs from district configured Canvas accounts. When using Amplify Classwork, teachers can also sync grades from Amplify to Canvas.
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If you already have an LTI 1.1 integration: Follow the steps for Migrating from LTI 1.1 to LTI 1.3 in Canvas before taking any of these steps.
District Admin Setup Steps
The following steps will walk you through the Amplify LTI 1.3 App setup process.
First, navigate to the District Admin account settings in Canvas.
Next, add the Developer Key and LTI Key. In the left navigation menu, scroll to and select Developer Keys.
Enter Developer Key Settings.
Name the App by filling out the Key Name field.
Then, enter the desired email address in the Owner Email field. This makes the app easier to locate after setup.
Update Method by selecting Enter URL.
Paste the JSON URL from Amplify in the JSON URL field: https://my.amplify.com/ltiv1p3/setup/amplify. This will enable both launch and grade sync.
Click the Save button.
Copy Client ID.
Set App Configurations.
Retrieve Deployment ID.
Highlight and copy the Deployment ID.
Share the Deployment ID, Client ID and District Canvas URL with Amplify via secure email. This must be done in order for grade sync to work.
Add app to sub-accounts (if applicable).
Click Sub-Accounts from the menu navigation.
Select the sub-account you would like to add.
After selecting the sub-account, repeat steps 4–6 to add the app. This must be repeated for each sub-account.
Learn more about sub-accounts from Canvas.
The Teacher and Student Login Experience
Once the Amplify app has been installed and configured, teachers and students can launch Amplify and will be signed in to their Amplify account automatically.
Teachers and students see the Amplify 1.3 app link in the course navigation menu.
By clicking the link, they open the app in a new tab, are automatically signed into their account, and directed to their Amplify home page.