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Canvas: Importing Course to Course

Import Procedure:

 

  • Select the course you would like to import the content into (i.e. a new course site).
  • Click Settings on the Course Navigation menu on the left-hand side of the page.
  • Click Import Course Content on the right side of the page.
  • In the Content Type drop-down menu, select Copy a Canvas Course.

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  • Locate the course you want to copy content from by typing the name of the course.
    • Note: select the "Include completed courses" option below the "Search for a course" field if you would like to import from a past term.
  • Click to select the desired course when it appears.
  • Choose what you want to copy:
  1. Select All content if you want to import everything from the previous course
    2. Choose Select specific content if you only want to select elements from a previous course


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  • The Course Import Tool can adjust events and due dates to the new date ranges of the new term.

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  • In the Beginning date box, select or enter the original start date of the course you are importing.
  • Enter the new date on which you want the course to begin in the change to date box in the same row. We recommend the first official day of class.
  • Repeat steps 1 and 2 with the Ending date boxes to adjust the course's ending date
  • Click Import.
  • Once you have started an import, the Current Jobs menu displays the job status of any imports in process, as well as any prior import history.

 

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We hope this information gets your new term off to a great start. If you have any questions please contact us by email: Canvas@apu.edu

 

 

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