iClicker: Integrate iClicker Classic with Canvas

Download and Install iClicker Classic

  1. Visit the iClicker Classic software download page.
  2. Install the software on a laptop or flash drive that you will take to the classroom with you.
  3. Download and Install the XML File
    1. To connect the iClicker Classic software with the Canvas gradebook, the LMS_Wizard.XML file must exist within the iClicker Classic software folder. Create an IT Support ticket to request the XML file .
    2. Once you receive the XML file, save the file in the Resources folder of the iClicker Classic software.

Set Language of Canvas Account to English

  1. While logged in to Canvas, click the account profile icon
  2. Select settings.
  3. At right, click Edit Settings. 
  4. Select “English” instead of “Default (English)”

Add the iClicker Remote Registration Tool to Canvas Navigation

  1. Open the SVSU Canvas course
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select the Navigation tab
  4. Add the iClicker Canvas tool to the navigation (this tool is the link students will use to register their remotes). 

Configure iClicker Classic Sync with Canvas

When you copy the integration file into your iClicker Classic Resources folder, the software will recognize you are using Canvas as your LMS. You must match each Canvas course to each iClicker course (for the courses in which you plan to use the integration).

  1. Open iClicker Classic.
  2. Click Create to add each course in which you wish to use iClicker Classic.
  3. Select your course name from the course list and click Settings.
  4. Navigate to the Gradebook tab. “Canvas” should appear in the LMS Name field.
  5. Click Select Course.
  6. Enter your Canvas username and password and click Login.
  7. Click Authorize to share your account with iClicker.
  8. Your list of Canvas courses should be shown. Select your Canvas course and click Select.
  9. Your Canvas course will now be listed in the Gradebook settings in iClicker Classic.

Synchronize the Roster

  1. Open iClicker Classic.
  2. Click Create to add each course in which you wish to use iClicker Classic.
  3. Select your course name from the course list and click Settings.
  4. Navigate to the Gradebook tab.
  5. Click the Sync Roster icon.
  6. Also, open the gradebook from the iClicker classic main page.
  7. Select Open Gradebook.
  8. Click Sync Roster.
  9. Your Canvas roster will be downloaded, and you will receive a message that your roster downloaded successfully.
    1. It is recommended that you Sync Roster after drop/add periods are over in order to keep your roster up-to-date.

For additional information on integrating iClicker Classic with Canvas, go to iClicker Online Support .

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Article ID: 93914
Created
Thu 12/5/19 3:08 PM
Modified
Thu 2/24/22 12:04 PM

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