Using Edpuzzle With Moodle

Keep all of your video lessons and grades in the same place with Edpuzzle’s seamless integration with Moodle.

In this article, you'll find sections on:

I. How to Integrate Edpuzzle With Moodle

II. How to Assign a Video Lesson on Moodle

Set up the integration yourself by following the steps in this article, or forward it to your IT admin or tech support person to install the integration for your whole school or district!

 

I. How to Integrate Edpuzzle With Moodle

Follow these steps to integrate Edpuzzle with Moodle:

    1. Log in to Moodle and click on the “Site administration” tab.

    2. Click on the “Plugins” tab.

    3. Scroll down and select “Manage tools” (under “External tool”).

    4. In the “Add tool” section, click on the hyperlink “configure a tool manually.”

    5. On the “External tool configuration” screen, fill in the fields for “Tool name” (Edpuzzle), “Tool URL” (https://lticonfig.edpuzzle.com/moodle/admin_config.xml), “Consumer key” and “Shared secret.” (The consumer key and shared secret can be found in the School tab in your profile on Edpuzzle.)

    6. For the “Tool configuration usage” field, select the third option: “Show in activity chooser and as a preconfigured tool.”

    7. For the “Default launch container” field, select “Embed, without blocks” and make sure to check the box for the “Content-Item Message.”
    8. Expand the “Privacy” section and select “Always” for the fields “Share launcher’s name with tool,” “Share launcher’s email with tool,” and “Accept grades from the tool.”
    9. Then, make sure to check the box “Force SSL.”

    10. Click on the blue “Save changes” button. 

    11. Now Edpuzzle will appear in your tools!


To learn about sharing a class with a co-teacher, check out this article.

Here’s a quick video tutorial to walk you through the above steps:

 

II. How to Assign a Video Lesson on Moodle

Once you’ve integrated Edpuzzle, you’ll need to follow these steps to assign an edpuzzle on Moodle:

    1. If you haven't already, make sure you've turned on "Edit mode" using the toggle switch at the top of your page.
    2. Find the class you’d like to assign a video lesson and click  “+ Add an activity or resource.”
    3. From the pop-up window, select Edpuzzle.

    4. On the next screen, click on the gray “Select content” button.

    5. If this is your first time creating an assignment using this integration, you'll be prompted to sign in to your Edpuzzle account and create a new class. Fill in the class details and then click the "Create class" button towards the top of the window.
    6. On the next screen, you'll see your My Content library. Select your video lesson by clicking on the video thumbnail, then the blue “Next” button.
    7. On the next screen, choose whether you want to prevent skipping or turn on closed captions using the toggle switches next to each option.
    8. Click the blue “Assign” button to confirm your choice and close the pop-up window.
    9. Expand the Privacy section and make sure the boxes are checked for each of the options: “Share launcher’s name with tool,” “Share launcher’s email with tool,” and “Accept grades from the tool.”
    10. Choose to either “Save and return to course” or “Save and display.”

    11. Now your video lesson will appear for your class on Moodle and your grades will be automatically synced!


Here’s a quick video tutorial to walk you through the above steps: