Want to make your life easier? Check out LMS Integration

Keep all your course content and students’ grades in one place, with one sign-in.


Integration Options

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Basic Integration

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Single Link to the Macmillan Course will be inserted by the instructor in their LMS. Students complete single-sign-on through the link to connect their Macmillan and LMS accounts. Once this occurs, students will have seamless access to their Macmillan Course through their campus LMS using only the LMS username and password.

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Single Gradebook Column will be returned from the Macmillan site to the LMS course with a total score of Macmillan course assignments.

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Manual Grade sync - Instructors hit the Grade Sync button within their Macmillan gradebook to sync grades with LMS.

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Available with: Achieve, Achieve Read & Practice, FlipIt, Hayden-McNeil Online Courses, iClicker, Sapling Learning, and SaplingPlus.

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Deep Integration

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Deep Asset Linking allows for links to individual Macmillan Content to be organized by the instructor into LMS Content folders. Students complete single-sign-on through the link to connect their Macmillan and LMS accounts. Once this occurs, students will have seamless access to the Macmillan Content through their campus LMS using only the LMS username and password.

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Multiple gradebook columns will automatically generate for each Macmillan assignment deployed to the LMS, allowing for assignments to be combined into gradebook categories within the LMS for gradebook calculations like dropping lowest scores or weighted percentages.

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Automatic grade sync occurs with Deep integration.

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Available with: Achieve, Achieve Read & Practice, iClicker, LaunchPad, Sapling Learning, SaplingPlus, and Writer’s Help.

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    • LMS (Learning Management System) is an application—such as Blackboard or Canvas or Brightspace or Moodle—that an institution may use to deliver content and manage grades for all their students. Macmillan can provide content across a variety of disciplines, so an integration allows the Macmillan content to be delivered directly through your institution’s LMS and will allow the grades to be held in your LMS gradebook as well.

    • Macmillan Learning offers deep platform integration of our digital products – including Achieve Read & Practice, LaunchPad, Writer's Help 2.0, Sapling Learning, SaplingPlus, and iClicker– with all LMS providers including Blackboard, Brightspace, Canvas, and Moodle. Additionally, Macmillan offers basic integration with our Sapling Learning, SaplingPlus, iClicker, and Achieve products. Macmillan also offers a feature that enables you to export your grades from your Macmillan LaunchPad or Writer's Help 2.0 course and manually upload them into your campus LMS. We call it the campus LMS ID tool (and this is not considered an integration, but rather a way to get the grades from Macmillan into your LMS gradebook).

    • Basic integration is simple and allows for single sign-on and gradebook sync. Deep integration, in addition, provides a seamless experience that enables you to customize and manage your course, deeply link to our content at the asset level, and manage all grades and assignments. Using the campus LMS ID in LaunchPad or Writer's Help 2.0 provides a manual process that enables you to more easily export grades and match them to the students in your LMS gradebook. This tool does not include Single Sign On but it is a powerful tool for grade management.

    • The benefits of integration are numerous and they center around enhanced user experience between your campus course space and your Macmillan course space. The most commonly stated benefits include:

      • • easier access for students to our content (single sign on)
      • • easier course organization & management for instructors with the content you use across courses
      • • pairing additional course tools from an LMS (discussion boards, chat, gradebook functionality) with our content
      • • uniform experience for students and instructors across courses
      • • increased student use of course content (according to feedback from our customers)

    • The campus LMS ID feature in LaunchPad/Writer's Help 2.0 allows you a simple and easy method to export your grades from Macmillan, making it easier to import them into your LMS. It is a button that you can activate or deactivate independent of any campus IT policies. This option doesn’t require the involvement of your campus IT; however, it only offers an option for grade export and does not include single sign on.

    • We currently work with Blackboard Learn, Brightspace, Canvas, Moodle and Joule by Moodlerooms. Click on the support documentation below to find out more details about the integration with each different LMS.

    • After consulting with your Macmillan sales representative on the availability of integration and the LMS in use at your school, we can get started as soon as your Macmillan course is up and running. You will also need to check with your campus IT department to make sure there are not any policies in place that would prevent you from using our integration services, as well as confirm that your IT department is willing to work with you—and Macmillan—on getting your integration up and running.

    • There is no additional cost for this service, beyond the cost of the basic product (Achieve Read & Practice, Sapling, LaunchPad, FlipIt, or Writer’s Help). Please consult our web site or contact your local sales representative for current pricing of your Macmillan course space.