Copy course content from one course to another in Brightspace

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If you have publisher content (SimNet, MyStatLab etc.) you will want to follow the instructions for Copying content from one semester to another without publisher content.

Copy All Content

Copy Specific Components



Be sure to open the destination course where the developed course will be copied to, this is different than a Blackboard copy.  For example, if you would like to copy a sandbox to an actual course with student enrollment, open the actual course with student enrollment. 

1. Login to Brightspace and click the destination course you would like to copy an existing course to.

2. Choose the Settings icon near the top-right of the screen and select Import/Export/Copy Components from the drop-down.

a. You may also navigate to Course Tools>Course Admin>Import/Export/Copy Components.

 Settings icon drop down menu

3. Under Copy Components from another Org Unit, click Search for offering.

 Import/export page of brightspace

4. Enter the course ID or course name of the developed course (a) and click Search (b). Select the radio button to the left of the appropriate course and click Add Selected. 

searching and choosing course to copy from

 5. If you would like to copy the entire course as it is, click Copy All Components. If you would like to copy only specific elements of the course, click Select Components, check the components you would like to copy, and click Continue.


 components menu

After the copy has completed, click Course Home to view your course. 


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