Unify Office for LTI
Unify Office for LTI
by RingCentral, Inc.

Transform your virtual classroom with easy access to Unify Office video meetings within Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace by D2L, and Moodle.

LTI app integration for Unify Office

What's New?

We've updated Unify Office or LTI with new features that help keep your meetings secure. Choose to only allow authenticated users into your class meetings and edit a recurring meeting series.

Unify Office for LTI makes it easy to schedule and manage Unify Office video meetings in your favorite learning management system in a native way. Users can transform their LMS application, whether they are instructors or students, into a powerful tool to coordinate their Unify Office video meetings and online classroom. Current LMS applications supported by Unify Office for LTI include Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace by D2L, and Moodle.


Unify Office for LTI for Instructors are able to:

  1. Schedule a Unify Office video meeting with a meeting password for added security.
  2. Schedule recurring meetings on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis
  3. Start a Unify Office video meeting
  4. Configure meeting settings: use a personal meeting ID, require a meeting password, enable waiting rooms, restrict screen-sharing, only allow authenticated users, and more
  5. Delete a scheduled Unify Office video meeting
  6. View their upcoming meetings in the My meetings tab
  7. View any previous Unify Office video meetings and recordings

Unify Office for LTI for Students are able to:

  1. View their upcoming meetings
  2. Join a meeting
  3. View any previous meetings

Benefits:

Abides with LTI 1.3 Standards

Unify Office for LTI abides by the LTI 1.3 standards. This means that while using the integration, users can feel at ease knowing it follows the latest security practices for authentication (OAuth 2.0) and message exchange between Unify Office and your LMS, as recommended by IMS Global Consortium.

Hold virtual office hours any time, any place.

Schedule meetings to set consistent office hour sessions. Require a meeting password for private one-on-one meetings.

Elevate your online study sessions

Students can access Unify Office video meetings directly from their LMS to view upcoming and previous class meetings and topics. Assign and manage your student's virtual study groups. Simply enable the join before host function to allow students to collaborate together on Unify Office video meetings.

Streamlined lesson management

Use the upcoming and previous meeting tabs to measure what lessons have been covered, and what lessons need attention. Get a 360 view of your virtual classroom’s interactions including including the title, duration, and date/time of each meeting scheduled.

Getting Started

Follow the steps in the following admin guides to start using Unify Office for LTI

Canvas

Moodle

Brightspace by D2L

Blackboard

Resources

RingCentral for LTI Datasheet

Blackboard Demo Video

Canvas Demo Video

Moodle Demo Video

Brightspace by D2L Demo Video


Original release date: 2020-11-25

Requirements

  1. Unify Office for LTI currently supports Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, and Brightspace by D2L
  2. Available for Unify Office Premium & Ultimate
  3. Support for all browsers
  4. Updated 06/08/21