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Adding Harmonize to Blackboard

by Harmonize Support, on Mar 18, 2020 11:54:52 AM

1. Logged in as the LMS Admin, click on the “System Admin” menu, from the top right navigation.
2. Find the “LTI Tool Providers” link and click on the link.


3. On the LTI Tool Providers section, click on the “Register LTI 1.1 Provider” button.

Blackboard LTI Tool Providers Register LTI 1.1 Provider Button

4.  The “Register Provider Domain” form loads. Fill in the following data:

Provider Domain Status

  • Provider Domain: [Provided by Harmonize Account Manager]
  • Provider Domain Status: Approved

Default Configuration

  • Default Configuration: Set globally
  • Tool Provider Key: [Provided by Harmonize Account Manager]
  • Tool Provider Secret:[Provided by Harmonize Account Manager]
  • Tool Provider Custom Parameters: allows_nonassignment_selection=true

Institution Policies

  • Send User Data: Send user data only over SSL
  • User Fields to Send
    • [X] Role in Course
    • [X] Name
    • [X] Email Address
  • Allow Membership Service Access: Yes

5.  Click on the “Submit” button and the app is now installed. Next step is to set the Placement of the LTI App.

6.  Set the placement for the Harmonize LTI app.

  • In the “LTI Tool Providers” page find the Harmonize LTI app by the domain added in step 4. 
  • Hover over the App and click on the drop-down arrow.
  • Select the “Manage Placements” menu item. 


7.  Click on the “Create Placement” button.


8.  On the “Create Placement” section, Fill in the following data:

  • Label: Harmonize Discussion Topic
  • Handle: harmonize_discussion
  • Availability: Yes
  • Type: Deep Linking content tool
  • Tool Provider URL: [Provided by Harmonize Account Manager]

Blackboard Create Placement Form

9.  Click on the “Submit” button. The placement is now complete.

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