How To: Integrate Flip with Canvas

Tags Canvas Flip

Flip logo

 

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Sign Up for a Flip accountFind your consumer key and shared secretAdd the Flip app to your Canvas courseEnabling Flip in the CourseCreating a Flip Assignment in Canvas


Sign Up for a Flip account 


Go to the Flip website and click the Sign Up button in the top right corner.

Home page to sign up for flip account

Select the Sign up with Microsoft option on the next screen. 

Selecting the Sign up with Microsoft option

When the Microsoft Sign in page appears:

1) Enter your username@fsw.edu email address.

2) Click on the blue Next button.

 image to enter the username@fsw.edu

When you are directed to the FSW Portal login page:

1) Enter your FSW Username.

2) Enter your FSW Portal password.

3) Select the Sign In button.

Portal loging page to enter username and password

After authenticating your FSW Microsoft account, you will be asked to enter the following information:

1) Birthday.

2) Country or region.

3) Click the Done button.

Enter birthdate and country or region

 

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Find your consumer key and shared secret 


Find your consumer key and shared secret by following the steps below:

1) Click your Profile icon bubble located in the top right corner 

2) Then click the Settings link.

Profile icon and settings link image

Next, select the Integrations tab. 

Integrations tab

Under the Canvas section, click the Add new integration button. 

Add new integration button

1) In the Create a Canvas Integration window, enter a name for the new integration. 

2) Then, click the Create button.

Naming the Canvas integration FSW Canvas

A new integration row is created under the canvas section. 

New row showing the consumer key and shared secret

Please be aware that the steps outlined below are optional.

If you are comfortable doing so, you may proceed to the "Add the Flip app to your Canvas course" steps to incorporate Flip into your Canvas course.

 

OPTIONAL STEPS

You can submit a Request Canvas Support Form with the consumer key and shared secret if you need assistance adding the Flip app to your Canvas course. 

Please, make sure to provide the information requested below:

1 ) Provide the Course CRN or Canvas URL.

2) Provide the Consumer Key and Shared Secret in the ticket description box. 

Submitting the Canvas Support Form

Submit the ticket.  You will receive an email confirmation once the integration has been completed. 

Please wait for an email confirming that Flip integration has been completed in your course and proceed with the Enabling Flip in the Course steps.

 

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Add the Flip app to your Canvas course 


 

If you submitted a Canvas Support ticket for the integration to be done for you, please wait for an email confirming that Flip integration has been completed in your course and proceed with the Enabling Flip in the Course steps.

 

Important: You only need to add the Flip app to a Canvas course once. However, if you want to add Flip to a different Canvas course, you must go through the following steps again.

Sign in to Canvas and select the course you want to integrate.

In the course navigation menu, click the Settings link. 

Settings link in the course navigation menu

Then at the top, select the Apps tab.

Apps tab in settings

1) In the search box, enter "Flip."

2) Then, click on the Flip app.

Typing flip and selectting the flip app

Click on the + Add App green button.

Selecting  the + add flip button

In the Add App window that opens on the screen,

1) Enter a name for the installation “Flip.

2) Add the Consumer Key by copying and pasting the consumer key and shared secret into Canvas from your Flip settings integration.

3) Add the Shared Secret by copying and pasting the consumer key and shared secret into Canvas from your Flip settings integration.

4) Click on the Add App green button.

Add the consumer key and shared secret

 

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Enabling Flip in the Course 


In the course navigation menu, click the Settings link.

Settings link in the course navigation menu

Next, select the Navigation tab.

Navigation tab in settings

Scroll to the bottom of the list and find Flip.

1) Click the three vertical dots icon (Kabob).

2) Choose + Enable.

3) Click on the Save button. 

Enabling Flip in settings course navigation tab

 

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Creating a Flip Assignment in Canvas 


Please note: you must create a new assignment for the Flip integration work. The integration will not work if you edit an existing assignment

In the course navigation menu, click the Assignments link.

Assignment link in course navigation

Next, click on the + Assignment button.

The + assignment button  

Give your assignment a title and description.

Assignment title and description

Next, scroll to Submission Type and select External tool from the drop-down list.

Selecting the external tool option

Under “Enter or find an External Tool URL,” click Find.

Find button inside the external tool submission type

1) Scroll down to find the Flip installation. Nest, select the Flip LTI.

2) Click the Select button.

Selecting the Flip LTI

To have Flip open in a new tab, check the box next to Load This Tool In A New Tab.

selecting the Load this tool in a new tab option

Enter the rest of the assignment details and options. Click the Save and Publish button before exiting the assignment. 

 

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Article ID: 156155
Created
Thu 6/8/23 11:10 AM
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Wed 10/25/23 12:31 PM