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External Tools (LTIs) in Canvas

Canvas and External Tools

Canvas offers the ability to integrate with External Tools, also known as Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI tools). External Tools are add-ins to Canvas that offer additional features to courses. Below is the status of current External Tools. Click on a name to learn more and also how to add it to Canvas.

Approved & Coming Soon

  • Wiley Plus

Under Review

  • Badger
  • ExamSoft
  • FlipGrid
  • Glose Education
  • Go React
  • H5P (HTML5 content delivery)
  • Listening Exams
  • Macmillan Learning
  • MyBusinessCourse
  • NameCoach Connect
  • Norton eBook
  • Norton InQuizitive
  • Office 365
  • Packback
  • Pearson Revel
  • Proctorio
  • Qualtrics (surveys)
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser
  • Roll Calls (attendance tracking)
  • SquareCap
  • Teams
  • Top Hat (audience response)
  • Turning Point
  • YouTube
  • zyBooks

Request and Approval Process for New External Tools (LTIs) in Canvas

Every External Tool must be reviewed and approved before being added to Canvas. During the review process, the tool is evaluated for the type of content that is shared between the tool and Canvas. The tool is evaluated for compliance with TXST policies related to information security, FERPA compliance, accessibility compliance, cost, and legal responsibility.

Request Deadlines

New External Tool requests are considered in accordance with the below deadlines. Requests submitted after each deadline will automatically be considered for the following semester.

  • Fall semester - requests due by March 1
  • Summer semester - requests due by Feb 15
  • Spring semester - requests due by August 1

If you would like to request an External Tool, submit a TXST Canvas External Tool (LTI) Request. Many LTI tools can be found by visiting the site.