Note: To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles: Overview.
For any course or project site you create, you can import instructor-generated content (e.g., announcements, assignments, tool settings) from one or more other sites you own. Submitted material, such as completed assignments, forum postings, or grades, cannot be imported using the following methods; you must download and save such material manually.
Note: You cannot import tests from the Original Test and Survey tool using this method. Instead, see [document unavailable: akti] or (to import from Original Test and Survey to Tests & Surveys Beta) Tests & Surveys Beta: Importing or exporting an assessment.
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To import material from another site:
Import from Site.
I would like to replace my data: Use this option if you want the imported data to overwrite the existing data. This method only allows you to select one site to import data from.
I would like to merge my data: Use this option if you want the imported data to merge with the existing data. This method allows you to select multiple sites to import data from.
I would like to merge my user(s): Use this option if you want to import the participant roster from another site. This method does not import roster-provided users.
Add to Gradebookoption is selected by default. If such an assignment is then updated and saved, a corresponding Gradebook entry will be created, which may or may not be what was intended. To associate the item to an existing Gradebook entry rather than creating a new Gradebook item from within the Assignments tool, select
Associate with existing Gradebook entryand choose the desired Gradebook entry before posting. For more on the differences between the two options, see In Assignments, which method should I use to link my assignment to the Gradebook?