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Copy and Move Course Content

Copying and/or moving course content from one semester to another is the most convenient way for you to reuse and adapt existing course structures, materials and content.

For more information about Copying and Moving Course Content, select from the following:


  1. Enter the older Blackboard course that has content you want to copy.
  2. On the Control Panel, expand the Packages and Utilities section and click Course Copy. [View screenshot]
  3. Select the option: Copy Course Materials into an Existing Course. [View screenshot]
  4. In the Destination Course ID box click the Browse button to view a list of your courses. [View screenshot]
    • In the popup window that appears, select the appropriate course ID from your list of courses and click Submit. The course ID will populate in the Destination Course ID Box. [View screenshot]
  5. Select the course materials that you want to copy over to the existing course. We recommend Select All.

    NOTE: A course copy operation cannot be completed if you do not select at least one of the following areas:
    1. Content
    2. Contacts
    3. Settings
       
  6. In the File Attachments section, select Copy links and copies of the content
  7. DO NOT select Include Enrollments in the Copy.
  8. Click Submit.

Copy a Test

First, you will export the test from the current course:

  1. Navigate to the course that contains the test.
  2. Click Course Tools in the Control Panel. [View screenshot]
  3. Ensure the Edit Mode is On, found at the top-right of your course window.
  4. Click Tests, Surveys, and Pools. [View screenshot]
  5. Click Tests. [View screenshot]
  6. Click the arrow to the right of the test name. [View screenshot]
  7. Select Export. [View screenshot]
  8. Save the file to the desktop of your computer.
     

Next, you will import the test into the course of your choice:

  1. Navigate to the Blackboard course you will add the test to.
  2. Click Course Tools from the Control Panel. [View screenshot]
  3. Ensure the Edit Mode is On, found at the top-right of your course window.
  4. Click Tests, Surveys, and Pools. [View screenshot]
  5. Click Tests. [View screenshot]
  6. Click Import Test. [View screenshot]
  7. Click Browse My Computer. [View screenshot]
  8. Select the file of the exported quiz on your computer. [View screenshot]
  9. Click Submit.
  10. Click OK.

Copy or Move Items or Folders

  1. Ensure the Edit Mode is On, found at the top-right of your course window.
  2. Click the arrow to the right side of item/folder name. [View screenshot]
  3. Select Copy or Move. [View screenshot]
  4. Use the Destination Course drop down menu to select the course you would like to copy or move the item or folder to. [View screenshot]
  5. Click the Destination Folder Browse button. [View screenshot]
  6. Select the area in the course you would like to place the item or folder in. You may need to click the Plus Sign (+ button) to find a folder within a folder. [View screenshot]
  7. Click Submit.

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