Desire2Learn allows for instructors to copy content between courses, including, but not limited to Quizzes, Dropbox folders, and Widgets. This is a very useful tool for instructors who offer similar courses simultaneously or during separate semesters. The following documentation demonstrates the process of copying course components/content from one course to another.
Log into the course you wish to copy content into.
The Course Administration page is displayed. Under the Site Resources section heading, click the Import/Export/Copy Components option.
In the Search For: text field, enter the course you wish to copy, click the search button, then click the radio button next to the Offering Code.
Choose either Copy All Components or Select Components.
*Note: The remaining steps will explain the process of Selecting Components. If you choose Copy All Components, the materials will begin copying to your course.
A list of components will appear once you choose a course to copy from. Choose individual components to copy, then click Continue.
*Note: When copying individual course components, be sure to also copy any associated files, which will be in Course Files. For example, if you would like to copy a quiz that has images, you need to copy both the quiz and the images associated with the quiz.
Review and confirm the items to be copied. If correct, choose Finish. If you need to make changes, choose the Go Back button.
The matierials will begin copying. If all materials are moves successfully, there will be a grean check mark to the left of all chosen materials.