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LTI Integration

With Teams replacing Class Notebook, there is a focus to use this in Education. If Teams worked with LTI, it would allow Learning Management Systems such as Moodle and Canvas to assign users to a Team through direct single sign on. This creates a more seamless experience for students and decreases the amount of admin needed to get them in.

Further to this, each group inside an LMS could be given a separate team or private channel in Teams to Collaborate. This would be massively beneficial for Education.

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  • Michael Thomas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Our organisation uses Blackboard and Office365, we'd see an LTI integration between these two services as a real step change and an enabler. As it would greatly increase the adoption of Teams as part of Learning and Teaching.

    Would a MS person be able provide an update of the 'under review' status.

    Many thanks
    Learning Technologies Team Leader
    Leeds University Library

  • Matthew Correia commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Our institution is pursuing a "learning ecosystem," that involves CANVAS and Office 365. The capabilities in Teams MAY be an excellent CANVAS "Conference," and or "Collaboration" platform. Google G-Suite is not an option for our institution, so Teams MAY be a significant increase in current operations.

  • Bec Plumbe commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agree with previous comment that Canvas' collaboration tools are very unsatisfying compared to Teams. Our organisation uses both Canvas and Office365 and it would be great to get further integration.

  • Jamie Mazzetti commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would love for this to happen also since I work in a private school who used the license for Office but does not use G Suite for Education

  • Bailey commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'd love to see this. Our school is a heavy Teams user, and this would be a great integration with the LMS.

  • Glen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Would add my vote to an LTI integration that created teams on-demand based on the Course or Group that initiated. LTI provides the Course & Group ID, them members could be added automatically as they click the link to enter the teamsite.

  • Adrian Mannall commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is critical if MS is to really be used in education settings. Com is currently being preferred due to LTI integration

  • Stephen Bruce commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We use Moodle which lacks strong collaborative tools so it would be very useful to have an LTI integration for Moodle courses and which would also synchronise with student groups.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We would like to use Streams as lecture capture. having canvas LTI integration would be a great addition. We are already telling faculty to use teams but the lack of integration is causing confusion and slowing adoption.

  • Willem van Dinther commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Very useful!
    Use external IMS learning packages through the LTI standard in MSTeams.
    No LMS needed in MSTeams. Use MSTeams als a basic LMS.
    A content-creation tool direct to be connected with MS Teams through LTI.
    That should be the infrastructure. Thank You!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We would also find this useful, but we use a different LMS, so would like the option to set up with other vendors (via the typical LTI key and secret)

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We use Canvas and are currently looking into integrating VC tools through LTI. As we complete our migration to O365 it would be good to integrate Teams Meetings through LTI.

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