General plugins (Local): LTI Provider

local_ltiprovider
Maintained by Picture of Juan LeyvaJuan Leyva
This is a local plugin for making Moodle a LTI provider tool. It can be use to provide access to full courses or activities from remote systems (other Moodle installations, Sakai, any LMS LTI consumer compliant)
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Current versions available: 4

Note: There is no need to install this plugin in Moodle 3.1 onwards, since LTI-provider functionality is included as standard. Please see the documentation Publish as LTI tool for details.


About this plugin
This is a local plugin for making Moodle a LTI provider tool.
It can be use to provide access to full courses or activities from remote systems (other Moodle installations, Sakai, any LMS LTI consumer compliant)
Please note that since Moodle 2.2 there is a core activity plugin called "External tool" that is a LTI consumer.


Why this plugin
This plugin allow remote systems users (LTI consumers) access to Moodle courses or Moodle activities inside a course.
Moodle (version 2.2 and onwards) is a LTI consumer tool also.
You can use this plugin to share activities and courses between Moodle installations without configuring a Moodle network.
You can also share activities and courses with other LTI consumer tools like Sakai

You have an excelent review of this plugin here

Main features

  • Provide access to full courses or single activities.
  • Single sign on
  • Change the navigation block of a course or activity for displaying information and links only regarding to your current course.
  • Send backs course or activity final grades to the LTI consumer tool
  • Modify the course or activity page for hiding the header, footer and left or right blocks

Default installation instructions for plugins in category General plugins (Local)

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "mylocal") in the "local" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to finish the installation

Credits

This plugin uses code developed by IMS licensed as MIT

Fore more information: https://github.com/jleyva/moodle-local_ltiprovider/blob/master/ims-blti/LICENSE.txt

Support

Please, visit the help forum post

Contributors

Picture of Juan Leyva
Juan Leyva (Lead maintainer)
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Comments

  • Picture of Charles Severance
    Thu, Jan 5, 2012, 9:22 PM
    Juan, this looks great. I will grab it and start playing with it.
  • One poor developer...
    Mon, Jan 9, 2012, 7:24 PM
    I (love) Juan Leyva
  • Picture of Charles Severance
    Mon, Jan 9, 2012, 9:33 PM
    I am an instant fan of Juan Leyva!
  • my image of me
    Wed, Sep 26, 2012, 3:33 AM
    Is this fully supported in Moodle 2.3? I know it mentions 2.2+ onwards but I wondered just how many people were running it in 2.3 and what sorts of issues they were having.
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