content migration tool can used to transfer content from between two Canvas
- Log into Canvas.
- Select the course
into which you would like to import content (i.e. a new course site).
- Select Settings
from the left-hand sidebar.
- Select Import
Content into this Course from the right-hand menu.
- Select the Content Type "Copy a Canvas Course".
- Select or search for the course from which you'd like to copy content.
- Check the box
below the search tab to include completed courses in your search.
- After selecting a
course, you can (1) select parts of a course to copy and/or (2) adjust the dates of the materials being imported.
- If you choose the "Adjust the events and due dates" option, select the dates of the previously taught course material and re-assign these items to the new semester. If you are teaching on different days of the week, choose the Substitution button to move events from one weekly schedule to the another (i.e. Monday assignments moved to Tuesday).
- Select Import
- If you choose to copy only selected material, click the Select Content button from the Current Jobs list. Choose the content you'd like to copy and click Select Content.
process may take a while, depending on the size of the import. When the import
has finished, you will be redirected to a page entitled Course Copy Succeeded.
An outline of the imported Canvas course will be displayed below and you again
have the option of adjusting dates for the course.
Click here to learn how to
transfer content from MyCourses to Canvas.