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How to Install Approved Instructional Tools

Directions are posted below on how to add approved instructional tools to your Canvas course.

Last updated: November 8, 2019

Having trouble with one of the apps listed below? Report a problem by emailing canvas@ucsd.edu.

Gradescope

You will need to first create the connection to Gradescope by following the steps below, before creating the Gradescope course.
  1. Navigate to your course
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Select the Navigation tab
  4. Locate Gradescope
  5. Select the three vertical dots next to the tool and select Enable
  6. Select Save
  7. Select the Gradescope link on your side course menu to begin creating your Gradescope course

iClicker

  1. Navigate to your course
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Select the Navigation tab
  4. Locate iClicker Registration
  5. Select the three vertical dots next to the tool and select Enable
  6. Select Save

Students will now be able to register their iClicker in your Canvas course. If this is your first time using iClicker with Canvas, make sure to download Canvas iClicker Software.

When syncing grades, iClicker grades will appear in the first assignment group

Intermediate Microeconomics Video Handbook

  1. Navigate to your course
  2. Create a module and title it "Intermediate Microeconomics Video Handbook"
  3. Select the plus sign (+) next to the title of the new module
  4. Choose External Tool
  5. Select Micro Videos
  6. Click Add Item
  7. Select the "do not" sign to the right of the module name to publish the module

Please make sure that your students' browsers allow cookies from https://canvas.ucsd.edu/.

Kaltura

There are three integrations for Kaltura: My Media, Media Gallery, and Kaltura Quiz.

Media Gallery

Media Gallery is the course's repository of videos uploaded by the instructor. If the instructor asked for their podcasts to be transfered to Kaltura on their podcast agreement, the videos would appear in this space.

  1. Navigate to your course
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Select the Navigation tab
  4. Locate Media Gallery
  5. Select the three vertical dots next to the tool and select Enable
  6. Select Save

My Media

My Media is a link to the acting user's Kaltura media. Students and faculty can upload their personal videos to this space.

To enable My Media, see the steps below:

  1. Navigate to your course
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Select the Navigation tab
  4. Locate My Media
  5. Select the three vertical dots next to the tool and select Enable
  6. Select Save

Kaltura Quiz

With Kaltura Quiz, an instructor can upload a video to their My Media and create a video quiz. To launch the Kaltura quiz, the instructor will need to create an assignment and use the Kaltura Quiz as an external tool.

  1. Navigate to your course
  2. Create an assignment and enter in the assignment's point value
  3. Under Submission Type, choose External Tool
  4. Select Find to locate Kaltura Quiz
  5. Choose Select next to the video quiz you wish to add
  6. Choose Select
  7. Enter in any additional details for your assignment
  8. Choose Save and Publish

Macmillian Learning


  1. Reach out to your Macmillian representative to ask for a "deep integration"
  2. Navigate to your course
  3. Go to Settings
  4. Select the Navigation tab
  5. Locate Macmillan Learning
  6. Select the three vertical dots next to the tool and select Enable
  7. Select Save

*iClicker Cloud deep integration is not supported by UC San Diego.

Pearson's MyLab and Mastering

  1. Navigate to your course
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Select the Navigation tab
  4. Locate MyLab and Mastering
  5. Select the three vertical dots next to the tool and select Enable
  6. Select Save
  7. Select MyLab and Mastering on the course menu to begin syncing

As this is a vendors supported tool, please reach out to Pearson for further support.

RedShelf


  1. Navigate to your course
  2. Create a module and title it "Redshelf"
  3. Select the plus sign (+) next to the title of the new module
  4. Choose External Tool
  5. Select RedShelf
  6. Click Add Item
  7. Select the "do not" sign to the right of the module name to publish the module