Access and Setup

Blackboard - How to add Labster simulations to your course (LTI 1.3)


  • The LMS Admin has to register the Labster tool prior to you adding the simulations to your course

  • You must have either teacher or administrator credentials to be able to edit the course.

Note: if you do not have Labster installed as an external tool, please ask your LMS administrator to contact your Labster Customer Success Manager!

Step-by-step instructions

  1. Log in as a teacher

  2. Go to the course you would like to add content to

  3. Go to the Content section of your course

  4. Make sure edit mode is on (up right corner)

  5. Click the β€œBuild Content” menu

  6. Select the Labster installed tool

  7. Once you click on the tool, a pop-up window will appear within your Blackboard course. You can browse our entire catalog (including all the supplementary resources) within this pop-up - click on the name of any simulation to learn more!

  8. Once you find the simulation you wish to add to your course, simply click on the +Add button and the simulation will appear in your course

  9. After you have added the simulation, you will be able to use Blackboard settings to set up everything else for your Labster assignment (Simulation points, Due Date, Launch container, Visibility to students, etc.)

Labster Dashboard

  • You also need to add Labster Dashboard to your course to be able to follow your students' progress more closely.

  • You will be adding Labster Dashboard through the Build Content feature following the same guidelines from above πŸ‘†

  • To find more about Labster Dashboard features click on the button below πŸ‘‡

Additionally, you can read more about the features and specifications of Labster <> LMS integration here.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to our support team if you have any questions or are in need of assistance.