Re-use Content in New Semester

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Before you import your content from a previous semester, you want to make sure your new course has all the tools you will be importing.  For example, if you used "Lessons" in your previous semester, make sure "Lessons" has been added to the toolbar in the current course.  If the tool is not in both courses

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Overview

Content you've created in one semester can be imported into your course for the new semester. This tutorial will provide instructions for the most efficient methods of re-using content from one semester to the next.

You do not have to import all content from a previous semester. You choose to import content from specific tools. For example, you may choose to import your Reources, Lessons and Assignments, but not your Calendar or Discussions. Some tools have no content to import - such as the "Feedback" tool which is student specific. Since the same students are not in the new course, there is no content in Feedback that can be imported into the new course.

Tools That Can be Imported Tools That Cannot Be Imported
Announcements Home
Assessments Blogs
Assignments Feedback
Calendar Gradebook 2
Chat Room Journals
Discussions Mail
Goal Management Roster
Gradebook Skin Selector
Lessons Site Info
RSS Feeds Section Info
Podcasts Turning Technologies
Polls
Resources
Site Stats
Syllabus
Tests & Quizzes
Web Links
Wiki

Before you import your content from a previous semester, you want to make sure your new course has all the tools you will be importing. For example, if you used "Lessons" in your previous semester, make sure "Lessons" has been added to the toolbar in the current course. If the tool is not in both courses

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
Toolbox