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[[Image:Course Import Data 1.jpg|frame|center|Here we have not selected chats nor a couple of assignments but everything else]]
 
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NB: Selecting forums, for example, will import all forums from that course in Moodle 1.6. Since Moodle 1.7, you can import individual items within a module type.
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:''Tip:'' Selecting forums, for example, will import all forums from that course in Moodle 1.6. Since Moodle 1.7, you can import individual items within a module type.
  
Groups can also be imported as a batch from a file.
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:''Tip:'' Groups can also be imported as a batch from a file.
 
 
Backups, especially since 1.6, offer other creative ways to bring in course material from other courses. See [[Course_backup]] or the backup link on the index.
 
  
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:''Tip:'' Backups, especially since 1.6, offer other creative ways to bring in course material along with an option for student data. See [[Course_backup]].
  
  

Revision as of 19:51, 10 January 2009

Template:Course adminCourse data may be imported from any other course for which the teacher has editing rights. Course data includes all activities and resources. It is possible to select one or more categories or specific items from within

Import data will not import student or teacher data, such as forum posts and discussions. It will only import the structure of such activities.

How to use import course data

  1. Select the Import option from the Course administration block (see below).
  2. Next, select the course you wish to import from and click the Use this course button.
  3. You will be presented with a check box list from which you can select the type of activities or resources you wish to import (see below).
  4. Finally, click Continue when done to import that data.
Course Administration block


Examples and tips

Here we have not selected chats nor a couple of assignments but everything else
Tip: Selecting forums, for example, will import all forums from that course in Moodle 1.6. Since Moodle 1.7, you can import individual items within a module type.
Tip: Groups can also be imported as a batch from a file.
Tip: Backups, especially since 1.6, offer other creative ways to bring in course material along with an option for student data. See Course_backup.