What is the Difference Between LTI and OneRoster?

What is the Difference Between LTI and OneRoster?

Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) and OneRoster® are both standards used in education, but they serve different purposes. Understanding these differences between LTI and OneRoster can help edtech vendors and administrators understand how each can be used. In this article, we’ll explain the key differences between LTI and OneRoster, and how both can be used with School Passport to achieve secure data exchange.


What is Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI)?

Learning Tools Interoperability is a standard used by edtech vendors that allows different learning tools to work together seamlessly. It enables educators and students to access a variety of learning tools from a single platform, such as a learning management system (LMS).


What is OneRoster?

OneRoster is another standard used by edtech vendors that focuses on the exchange of student and class data between different systems. OneRoster gives schools and vendors a way to securely and reliably exchange roster information. While LTI focuses on integrating learning tools, OneRoster focuses on data management and exchange.


Benefits of using LTI

One of the main benefits of using Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) is the seamless integration of learning tools into a learning management system (LMS). This means that educators can easily access and use a variety of tools and resources within their LMS, without having to switch between different platforms.


Benefits of using OneRoster

OneRoster is a standard for securely sharing student information between different systems, such as a student information system (SIS) and a learning management system (LMS). One of the main benefits of using OneRoster is the ability to streamline data management and reduce errors. With OneRoster, student data is automatically synced between systems, eliminating the need for manual data entry, and reducing the risk of errors.


Revolutionizing Integration, Interoperability, and Secure Data Exchange

GG4L’s School Passport is the next step in the edtech revolution, providing a single solution for interoperability, integration, and secure data exchange that moves schools beyond traditional rostering, allowing edtech vendors to:

  • Onboard any school in minutes
  • Integrate with any LMS
  • Single sign-on with anything
  • Integrate an effortless ecosystem
  • Communicate with users
  • Add OneRoster or LTI support
  • Integrate separate products into one


To learn more about School Passport, visit https://gg4l.com/learn-more

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