Access and Setup

Brightspace D2L - How to add Labster Simulations to your course


In order to integrate Labster to Brightspace D2L using a common cartridge, you will need the following:

  1. The Labster LTI tool must have been enabled and configured by the Brightspace D2L administrator at your institution according to instructions here

  2. You must have downloaded the Common Cartridge file from the Faculty Resources page. Instructions for download can be found here

  3. Consumer Key

  4. Secret Key

  5. License Code

Step by Step Instructions

This import is done for each course

  1. Log in to Brightspace D2L as Administrator or Teacher

  2. Open your course created earlier based on your institution’s guidelines

  3. Select course tools > Course Admin

  4. Select Import/Export/Copy Components

  5. Select Import Component options

  6. Click Start button

  7. Upload the Common Cartridge file provided by Labster

  8. Select Import All Components button

  9. Wait until the import is done, then select View Content

Add License Code**

**Note that you may omit this step if your institution's Labster setup does not require it. If you are asked to, please follow the steps below to enter your license code.

To connect the course with the correct license you need to launch one of the simulations in the course once you have completed adding the simulation URLs.*

1) Depending on your access you will either see:

a. A form to paste in your license code


b. A list of license codes to select from

  • Paste or Select your license code and press the Apply button

2) You will receive a confirmation screen that your course is now fully set up and ready for the students

This Brightspace D2L Webinar recording demonstrates the implementation process and provides additional context you may find helpful: