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.
Log into your course and click Edit Course on the navigation menu.
Select the from a File radio button, then click Choose File or Browse depending on browser.
Wait for the file to complete its preprocessing and then click Continue.
In the Select Course Material screen, select whether you would like to overwrite existing files, if necessary.
Select which items you would like to import (if multiple files exist in the uploaded file) and then click Continue.
*Note: If importing another D2L course, it is best not to import Navigation items. The importation will fail for this and the items after due to D2L's inability to overwrite the active navigation bar.
Double check the components to import and then click Continue.
You should then see a message detailing that the import was succesful.
Click on the Import / Export / Copy Components link, from Edit Course (steps 1-2).
Select the Export Components radio button and make sure the Include course files in the export package box is checked.
Select the course material you wish to export and then click Continue.
Confirm that these are the components you wish to export and click Continue.
Click the Click here to download the export Zip package link and the file will download to your default download location.