Blackboard

The VidGrid + Blackboard Building Block allows faculty to embed a VidGrid video without ever leaving the Blackboard LMS.

The VidGrid Quizzing LTI also allows you to pass graded quizzes from a video directly into the gradebook.

Building Block Installation:

Step 1: Copy your Consumer Key from VidGrid Account Settings > Integrations.

Step 2: Click the link to download the Building Block > In the new tab/window click Download

Blackboard Building Block

Step 3: Go to your Blackboard System Admin > Building Blocks > Installed Tools > Upload Building Block. Upload the file VidGrid B2 file. Submit > Approve.

Step 4: Return to the Blackboard Installed Tools page and find the VidGrid Building Block. Go into its Settings and click Configure Building Block Settings. Enter your API Key (Consumer Key) and the Shared Secret. Submit.

Step 5: Check the VidGrid Building Block System Settings to ensure the Server URL is app.vidgrid.com and the API URL is api.vidgrid.com. Perform a test configuration to make sure the connection is OK.

Step 6: From your System Admin Panel, go to Tools and Utilities > Tools > VidGrid Building Block. Turn the Availability on for all three tool types. Apply to both new and existing courses.

Step 7: Embed a video in Blackboard anywhere that offers a "Media Mashup." Just click VidGrid and search for the video you'd like to embed. Once you've selected the video, hit Embed. (To play back the video, make sure Edit Mode is off.)

Blackboard Quizzing LTI Installation:

The video guide below is for Blackboard and VidGrid Administrators who want to allow VidGrid video quiz results to pass directly into an instructor's Blackboard Gradebook.

Note: If you are on Blackboard SaaS, your Step 3 is slightly different. Read the added instructions at the bottom of the article.

Step 1: In Blackboard, navigate to System Admin > Building Blocks > LTI Tool Providers

Step 2: Click "Register Provider Domain" and enter in the following information:

Provider Domain: vidgrid.com

Default Configuration: set globally

Tool Provider Key: Consumer key (Public key) found in your VidGrid Account Settings under Integrations

Tool Provider Secret: Shared secret (Private key) found in your VidGrid Account Settings under Integrations

Send User Data: Send user data over any connection

User Fields to Send: check all three boxes

Step 3: Navigate back to the LTI Tool Providers page where you should now see vidgrid.com listed as a domain. Click the arrow next to the domain and select "Manage Placements" from the drop down menu. Click "Create Placement" and enter in the following information:

Label: VidGrid Quiz

Handle: vidgrid-quiz

Type: Content Type > Assessments. Check the box for Placement allows grading

Tool Provider URL: https://app.vidgrid.com/lti/quiz

Tool Provider Key: (Consumer Key) found in your VidGrid Account Settings under Integrations

Tool Provider Secret: (Shared Secret) found in your VidGrid Account Settings under Integrations

Blackboard SaaS 

Step 1: In Blackboard, navigate to System Admin > Building Blocks > LTI Tool Providers

Step 2: Click "Register Provider Domain" and enter in the following information:

Step 3: Navigate back to the LTI Tool Providers page where you should now see vidgrid.com listed as a domain. Click the arrow next to the domain and select "Manage Placements" from the drop down menu. Click "Create Placement" and enter in the following information:

Label: VidGrid Quiz

Handle: vidgrid-quiz

Availability: Yes

Type: Course tool: Non-student 
          Course content tool: Allows grading

Tool Provider URL: https://app.vidgrid.com/lti/quiz

Tool Provider Key: (Consumer Key) found in your VidGrid Account Settings under Integrations

Tool Provider Secret: (Shared Secret) found in your VidGrid Account Settings under Integrations


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