D2L - Import/Export Course Contents and Components

Last Updated: 07/10/2019
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Overview

The following documentation will demonstrate the process of importing and exporting course contents. Click one of the links below to jump to a section:

*Note: If you want to copy course contents from one D2L course to another, please visit the Copy Content Between Courses tutorial.

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Import Course Contents

Log into your course and click Edit Course on the navigation menu.

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Click Import / Export / Copy Components.

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Select the Import Components radio button, then click Start.

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Click the Upload button, then select your desired file.

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Click Import All Components to move the entire package.

*Note: You can import individual pieces of the package by clicking Advanced Options... and following the prompts.

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Wait for the package to finish importing, then click View Content.

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You will be taken to the Content area and your import will be complete.

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Export a Course

Click on the Import / Export / Copy Components link, from Edit Course (steps 1-2).

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Select the Export Components radio button and make sure the Include course files in the export package box is checked.

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Click Start.

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Select the course material you wish to export and then click Continue.

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Confirm that these are the components you wish to export and click Continue.

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Wait for the components to export.

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Click Finish.

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Click the Click here to download the export Zip package link and the file will download to your default download location.