ICET QuickGuide: Atomic Learning LTI

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The Atomic Learning Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) feature creates links to series of Atomic Learning tutorials on a Desire2Learn course page. Instructors select multiple Atomic Learning tutorial videos to share with students. Because students access the tutorials through the Desire2Learn course shell, no sign-in to Atomic Learning is required.


  • Instructor Access to Desire2Learn course
  • Access to Atomic Learning


  1. Log into Desire2Learn.
  2. Navigate to the course shell that will contain the Atomic Learning tutorials.
  3. Click the Content tab.
  4. Locate the Module where the Atomic Learning tutorials will be added
  5. Click the dropdown arrow next to Add Activities.
  6. Select External Learning Tools.
  7. In the External Learning Tools box, choose UW-Platteville Atomic Learning.
  8. Click the Insert button.

Insert a Quicklink Window with a dropdown box to choose External Learning Tool
Insert a Quicklink

  1. Edit Title to describe the selected Atomic Learning tutorials. Rename by clicking on the pencil icon to the right of the title.
  2. Click on the Dropdown arrow and choose View Topic.

Note: The timing of this step is very important. The first person to view the topic gets to select the tutorials.  The instructor should be the first person.  Do not publish the Module until after the tutorials have been selected. 

  1. Search for the Atomic Learning tutorials to add to the module
  2. Click on the Series Title of the Training you want to add.

Search Interface of Atomic Learning site
Atomic Learning Search Interface

  1. Click Check All to include all videos on this topic or individually select the tutorials to add. To expand sections of tutorials in the list click on the.
  2. Click on the Preview Selections button.

Select the tutorials you want to include by checking the boxes
Check Desired Tutorials

  1. The Atomic Learning tutorials selected will appear as a list of links to the videos.
  2. Click the Submit button
  3. The tutorials can now be accessed by the module by clicking on the Title.

Screenshot of Linked Atomic Learning Tutorials as they will appear on Desire2Learn course page
Atomic Learning Tutorial Links

If you need further assistance, contact or phone 608.342.1792

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