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JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments): LTI Integration

Adding JoVE Content to CatCourses (LTI Integration)

Add JoVE content to your CatCourses site through its LTI integration. 

  • This allows you to select and bring in JoVE Science Education, Video Journal, and Tests
  • Instructions with screenshots are provided below for Science Education and Video Journal inputs. 
  • The Tests follow a similar process, but at Content Type you will select Tests
    • You do need to select/create your JoVE tests on the JoVE platform in advance. Once logged into JoVE, look for JoVE Tests under your name.

Add JoVE Science Education Content

  • Log into CatCourses.
  • Click the + icon (add item) in a module in CatCourses.
  • Note: The items you add will not be added directly to this module.

screenshot of adding content to a module in Canvas

  • At the pop-up screen, choose External Tool from the drop-down menu.
  • Click JoVE.

screenshot in CatCourses - select external tool and click JoVE

  • At the pop-up screen, enter your JoVE login information if it is not pre-populated.
    • If you haven't created a JoVE account yet, do so at the JoVE website first. Use your UC Merced email address.
  • Click "Sign In".

screenshot of signing into JoVE from CatCourses

  • For the first time, you will need to authorize JoVE to access your account.

authorize-app

  • Choose a Content Type at the pop-up window.  These instructions show a Science Education content example.

choose content type

  • Once selected, your choice will appear under the three Content Type options.

select science education

  • Click Choose a Field of Study.

choose field of study

  • Under Field of Study, click on an option such as Environmental Science.

choose field of study option

  • Once you've selected a Field of Study, it will appear as Selected and video options will appear.

select desired videos

  • Click on one or more video titles (blue boxes). You can preview videos by selecting any "view video" green button.
  • Selected items will appear in the Content box.
  • Click Submit.

select videos and submit

  • You will see a Response window to indicate Success.
  • Click OK.

success pop-up window

  • You will be returned to a CatCourses window.
  • Close by clicking the X in the upper right.

close window in CatCourses

  • Refresh your browser window to view your imported JoVE content.
  • JoVE content will appear as its own module titled JoVE import with the date.
  • Move the modules and JoVE content as desired.

module and JoVE content in CatCourses

Add JoVE Video Journal Content

  • Log into CatCourses.
  • Click the + icon (add item) in a module in CatCourses.
  • Note: The items you add will not be added directly to this module.

screenshot of adding content to a module in Canvas

  • At the pop-up screen, choose External Tool from the drop-down menu.
  • Click JoVE.

screenshot in CatCourses - select external tool and click JoVE

  • At the pop-up screen, enter your JoVE login information if it is not pre-populated.
    • If you haven't created a JoVE account yet, do so at the JoVE website first. Use your UC Merced email address.
  • Click "Sign In".

screenshot of signing into JoVE from CatCourses

  • For the first time, you will need to authorize JoVE to access your account.

authorize-app

  • Choose a Content Type at the pop-up window.  These instructions show a Video Journal content example.

choose video journal

 

  • Once selected, your choice will appear under the three Content Type options.

select Video Journal

  • Click Choose a Section. Select a section. e.g. Bioengineering

choose section (bioengineering)

  • Once you've selected a Section, it will appear as Selected.

content type - Bioengineering selected

  • From here, you can search for keywords to locate Video Journal content from JoVE.
  • Select desired items, from the drop-down list of results.

search for items

  • Selected items will appear in the Content box.
  • Click Submit.

content submit

  • You will see a Response window to indicate Success.
  • Click OK.

success message

  • You will be returned to a CatCourses window.
  • Close by clicking the X in the upper right.

close window in CatCourses

  • Refresh your browser window to view your imported JoVE content.
  • JoVE content will appear as its own module titled JoVE import with the date.
  • Move the modules and JoVE content as desired.

view module(s) in CatCourses