InSpace LTI 1.3 Configuration for Blackboard

Modified on Tue, 01 Nov 2022 at 02:58 PM

For the InSpace integration, the Blackboard Administrator should complete the following steps. Please note that only Admins can create courses. 

System Admin: Course settings (From Courses)- Course Menu and Structures-Tool link (Write the name e.g InSpace and choose InSpace from the list). Make sure to tick “available to users”, so that the users will see InSpace.


How to add InSpace to the list.

Go to System Admin-Integrations- LTI Tool Providers-Register LTI 1.3/Advantage Tool- insert the Client ID (provided by InSpace) and submit it.


Student Side Blackboard integration

Integrating InSpace with Blackboard requires two steps: 

  1. Registering InSpace as an LTI Advantage Tool
  2. Adding InSpace to courses
    • Set all new courses to default with InSpace added to their menu (Not available in Blackboard Ultra)
    • Add InSpace to an individual course’s menu (this can be done by the administrator or individual teachers)

  1. Registering InSpace as an LTI Advantage Tool

  • From the "System Admin" screen in Blackboard, under "Integrations" select "LTI Tool Providers."
  • Select “Register LTI 1.3/Advantage Tool”
  • Enter the client ID you received from InSpace and click submit. Contact support@inspace.chat if you haven’t received this.
  • This will take you to a menu where you can confirm your settings.
  • Copy the “Deployment ID” to your clipboard and save this so that you can register your integration with InSpace.
  • Make sure the “Tool Status” is “Approved” if you are ready to deploy the tool
  • Under the “Institutional Policies” section
    • Make sure “Role in Course”, “Name” and “Email Address” are all checked under User Fields to Send.
    • “Allow grade service access” can be set to “No”
    • “Allow Membership Service Access” must be set to “Yes”
    • Click “Submit”
  • Login to InSpace and go to the Admin Settings
  • Click “Add Integration” and choose Blackboard
  • Fill In
    • Integration Name - The name of your Institution or if you have multiple LMS installs, include the specific LMS install in the name
    • Allowed URL(s) - These are the main URLs of your blackboard instance, E.g. https://blackboard.myschool.com
    • Client ID
    • Deployment ID - This is the Deployment ID that you copied in Step #5
    • LMS Login Initiation URL, LMS OIDC Authorization URL, LMS Public JWK URL, LMS Issuer URL

2. Add InSpace to courses.

Set all new courses to default with InSpace added to their menu.

Original Blackboard Only

  1. From the “System Admin” screen in Blackboard, under “Courses” select “Course Settings”
  2. Select “Course Menu and Structures”
  3. Click the “+” icon in the top left of the default menu and choose “Tool Link”
  4. Enter “InSpace” as the name and select “InSpace” from the drop down menu under “Type”
  5. Check the box “Available to Users” and click Submit


Add InSpace to an individual course's menu

Original Blackboard

  1. From the specific course, click the “+” icon in the top left of the course navigation menu
  2. Enter “InSpace” as the name and select “InSpace” from the drop down menu under “Type”
  3. Check the box “Available to Users” and click Submit


Ultra Experience Blackboard

  1. From the specific course, under the Details & Actions section in the left-hand navigation, select “View course & institution tools” from underneath “Books & Tools”
  2. Select InSpace from the list of available tools
  3. Under Course Content, select InSpace and ensure that it is visible to students

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