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  2. MDL-66934

LTI: support substitution parameter for course history

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    • MOODLE_310_STABLE, MOODLE_37_STABLE, MOODLE_38_STABLE, MOODLE_39_STABLE, MOODLE_400_STABLE
    • MOODLE_310_STABLE
    • MDL-66934-coursehistory
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      In this test, we're going to create a course and copies of it, and verify the history of the course (i.e. the ancestor course ids) are passed to the test tool.

      pre-requisite

      1. LTI Advantage requires your site to be reachable from the internet. If not, Install ngrok to expose your moodle setup externally. Refer here for additional guidelines
      2. Have a course with an instructor.
      3. As admin install the LTI Robotest test app using the instructions found at https://robotest.theedtech.dev
        1. Make sure to set the custom parameters as indicated, in particular the $Context.id.history since it will be the one we will verify in this test.
      4. Tool configuration usage: Show in activity chooser and as preconfigured tool
      5. Enter a course as instructor
      6. Turn editing on
      7. Add external activity, choose Robotest app
      8. Click Select Content and Select one item (graded or not, does not matter)
      9. Save and Return to Course

      Verify

      1. Launch the newly added link to the test app and verify the $Context.id.history says it's blank
      2. Copy the course as a new course (copy, or backup and restore in new course)
      3. In that new course, click on the same link
      4. Verify the $Context.id.history is now a number (the id of the previous course)
      5. Copy this course as a new course again
      6. Verify the $Context.id.history is now 2 numbers separated by a comma, the highest number first
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      In this test, we're going to create a course and copies of it, and verify the history of the course (i.e. the ancestor course ids) are passed to the test tool. pre-requisite LTI Advantage requires your site to be reachable from the internet. If not, Install ngrok to expose your moodle setup externally. Refer here for additional guidelines Have a course with an instructor. As admin install the LTI Robotest test app using the instructions found at https://robotest.theedtech.dev Make sure to set the custom parameters as indicated, in particular the $Context.id.history since it will be the one we will verify in this test. Tool configuration usage: Show in activity chooser and as preconfigured tool Enter a course as instructor Turn editing on Add external activity, choose Robotest app Click Select Content and Select one item (graded or not, does not matter) Save and Return to Course Verify Launch the newly added link to the test app and verify the $Context.id.history says it's blank Copy the course as a new course (copy, or backup and restore in new course) In that new course, click on the same link Verify the $Context.id.history is now a number (the id of the previous course) Copy this course as a new course again Verify the $Context.id.history is now 2 numbers separated by a comma, the highest number first

      The LTI Core specification specifies the Context.id.history variable. It is used to pass to the tool the history of the context, i.e. of which course this copy is a copy from.

      From the specification: https://www.imsglobal.org/spec/lti/v1p3/#lti-context-variable

      My title

      A comma-separated list of URL-encoded context ID values representing previous copies of the context; the ID of most recent copy should appear first in the list followed by any earlier IDs in reverse chronological order. If the context was created from scratch, not as a copy of an existing context, then this variable should have an empty value.

      This is used by tool to copy any customization done in the parent context and is essential to course copy mechanic, so that when a moodle course is copied, its counterpart in the tool space is also copied from the same source.

      Support for this parameter is becoming ubiquitous across the major LMS vendors and this ticket is to add support in moodle.

      If the course restore happens on another site, the history is not preserved, this is only for same site course copies.

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            claudevervoort Claude Vervoort
            claudevervoort Claude Vervoort
            Mathew May Mathew May
            Eloy Lafuente (stronk7) Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
            Janelle Barcega Janelle Barcega
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