Canvas: Adding Badges to a Canvas Course

Badgr for Canvas is a free service that enables organizations to automatically issue badges to learners as they complete modules in their Canvas courses. Setup takes 5 minutes for an instructor or admin, and students can receive and manage their badges without the need to create a Badgr account.

Add Badgr to a course in Canvas


Create an account on Badgr.com using your UW-Stout email address. Log in.

Click ACCOUNT in the upper-right settings menu in Badgr. Click APP INTEGRATIONS.

Badgr Account


Click the Canvas LTI tile.

Badgr Canvas LTI Integration


Here is the Consumer Key and Shared Secret that you will need to add to your Canvas installation.  You will need to copy these.

Badgr Key and Secret


Open Canvas in another window or tab.

Open the Canvas course.

Click Settings in course navigation menu.

Select the Apps tab.

Select Badgr from the list of apps.

Enter or paste the values for your LTI Consumer Key and Shared Secret into the dialog.

Canvas Apps page


Submit the form and refresh the page.

Observe that a new Badges tab will appear on your left-side course navigation.

Badges in the course navigation menu




Keywords:Badges, Badgr, Canvas   Doc ID:90017
Owner:Mike K.Group:UW Stout
Created:2019-02-26 12:52 CDTUpdated:2019-02-26 13:05 CDT
Sites:UW Stout
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