Canvas - Configuring Brain Atlas

Brain Atlas is a custom Canvas plug-in developed by UW-Madison's Teaching and Research Academic Development (TRAD) service. This document describes how to add, remove, or troubleshoot the Brain Atlas tool in your Canvas course.

Brain Atlas is configured in Canvas as an external app and accessed through the course navigation menu.

Adding Brain Atlas to a Course

  1. Navigate to your Canvas course and select Settings from the navigation bar.
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  2. Choose the Apps tab.
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  3. The External Apps page will come up. Click the View App Configurations button.
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  4. Click the red + App button.
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  5. Edit the Add App form as below.
    • Configuration Type: By URL
    • Name: Brain Atlas
    • Config URL: https://www.eduappcenter.com/configurations/n77yl3lftsw87hq7.xml?url=https%3A%2F%2Flti.canvas.wisc.edu%2Fbrain-atlas%2F&course_navigation=1
    • Leave the Consumer Key and Shared Secret fields blank

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  6. Submit the change.
  7. If you have previously configured a version of Brain Atlas to your course, you will be asked whether you want to continue. Click Yes, install tool.
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After completing these steps, Brain Atlas link will be added to your course navigation bar. Students can click on the link to launch Brain Atlas.

Removing Brain Atlas from a Course

  1. Navigate to your Canvas course and select Settings from the navigation bar.
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  2. Choose the Apps tab.
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  3. The External Apps page will come up. Click the View App Configurations button.
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  4. Find Brain Atlas and click the gear button. Select Delete.
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  5. You will be asked to confirm the deletion. Click Delete.
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  6. Troubleshoooting Brain Atlas Configuration

    The Brain Atlas navigation link will redirect to an error page if Brain Atlas is configured wrong. For example, if your current course was copied from a previous semester, Brain Atlas may be configured to outdated specifications.

    To fix this, remove Brain Atlas from your course and re-add it with the specifications above. If you continue to encounter errors, contact the DoIT Help Desk.




Keywords:canvas brain atlas lti integration apps tool communication sciences disorders cs&d neurology   Doc ID:87813
Owner:Learn@UW Madison .Group:Learn@UW-Madison
Created:2018-11-16 13:38 CSTUpdated:2019-10-09 14:21 CST
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