Steps for Zoom Integration in Canvas-LMS

Steps for Zoom Integration in Canvas-LMS

21 Sep 2021
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Steps for Zoom Integration in Canvas-LMS

There are several ways available to employ zoom in canvas-LMS. It can be used by integrating the zoom app or with a direct zoom URL.

 

Integrating zoom with canvas-LMS using zoom’s LTI Pro app:

 

Follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Configure LTI Pro on Canvas:

  • Login to your zoom account

  • Go to the LTI Pro application and Sign In. Click Manage to Configure.

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  • Click + Create a new credential

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  • Choose LTI 1.1 and enter the name of LTI

  • Once a new LTI credential is created, the new LTI 1.1 credential and configuration page will be visible. This page will contain the LTI URL, LTI Key, and the LTI Secret required for configuring the LTI in LMS.

 

Step 2: Navigate to the Canvas Account. Click on Admin and the name of the account where you want to add Zoom.

Step 3: Click on Settings from the menu available on the left panel.

Step 4: Click on Apps.

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Step 5: Click on the View App Configurations button.

Step 6: Click '+ App' button.

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Step 7: Fill in the details of Add App page as follows:

  • Configuration Type: Select Paste XML

  • Name: Enter Zoom or another name to signify that the app is for Zoom.

  • Consumer Key: Paste the LTI Key as mentioned in Step 1.

  • Shared Secret: Paste the LTI Secret as mentioned in Step 1.

  • XML Configuration: Copy and paste the XML.

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Step 8: Click on Submit.

Step 9: To install Zoom LTI Pro in Course Navigation.

  • Log in to Canvas as a course instructor or administrator. Navigate to the course where Zoom is to be attached.

  • Click on Settings.

  • Click on Navigation.

  • Drag Zoom from the hidden items to the position where you want it to appear in the Navigation.

  • Click Save.

 

Adding the Zoom Meeting Link directly to the Course-Module:

 

Step 1: Log in to Canvas as a course instructor or administrator. Navigate to the course and the module where you want to add the Zoom Link.

Step 2: Within the desired module click on the “+” icon to add a new item.

Step 3: Select the External URL option.

Step 4: In the URL box, fill the details as mentioned below:

  • URL: paste the zoom meeting URL.

  • Page Name: Title of the meeting

Step 5: Click load in a new tab checkbox

Step 6: Click “Add Item” to attach a new item.

Step 7: Publish the newly added link in the module to ensure its visibility to the students.

 

Adding Zoom Meeting as an app in Canvas-LMS course:

 

Step 1: Log in to Canvas as a course instructor or administrator. Navigate to the course.

Step 2: Click on the Settings and click the “Apps” tab.

Step 3: In the search box, type “Redirect” to find Redirect Tool APP. Click on the app icon.

Step 4: Click on “+Add App” and change the title to zoom.

Step 5: Paste your zoom meeting URL in the URL Redirect box.

Step 6: Check the topic in the course navigation box.

Step 7: Click “Add App”.

Step 8: The app will now appear in the course navigation menu, from where students will be able to access the zoom meetings.

 

Adding Zoom Meeting as an Event in Canvas-LMS:

 

Step 1: Navigate to the Canvas Account. Click on “Calendar” visible in the global navigation menu.

Step 2: Select the day of hosting the virtual class on zoom meeting.

Step 3: Enter the Title and Select a course from the calendar dropdown menu. (From and location fields are optional).

Step 4: Click on More Options.

Step 5: Enter the essential information for the students in the textbox.

Step 6: Paste the Zoom Meeting LINK in the editor. Click Enter/Return. Canvas will create a clickable link.

 

Conclusion: By following the above-mentioned steps, the Zoom app can be easily integrated with Canvas-LMS.




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