Moodle FAQs

A collection of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Moodle at EMU.

Importing content from another course

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To import content from another course. [edit]

Note: you must be listed as a teacher with editing rights on the course you wish to import from. If you are not, please contact your department head or the Helpdesk for access to this course.

Click the gear icon  in the up right corner.

Then click on “Import”


There will be a list of courses to choose from, but most likely you will need to search for the course you wish to use. The most effective search uses the descriptive name of the course. In the example “Restorative Justice & Trauma Aware” Click “Search”


If the course is not in the list of results: Check your spelling, use a broader or narrower search description, or ensure you are listed as a “Teacher” for the course you are looking for.

When you have found the course you are looking for select it and click continue.


If you are importing all the content from the original course click on “Jump to final step.” If not skip to “Importing Select Content”


If Import completed successfully you will receive message “Import complete. Click continue to return to course.” Click continue and all content should be imported.

If you receive an error message please take note of the message, then check the course content. If content was not imported contact the help desk with the error message you received.


 

Importing select content [edit]

Note: You will need to know what topic or week the item you want to import in. It may be helpful to have the source course open in another window

Click the gear icon gear%20icon%20only.PNGin the up right corner.

Then click on “Import”


There will be a list of courses to choose from, but most likely you will need to search for the course you wish to use. The most effective search uses the descriptive name of the course. In the example “Restorative Justice & Trauma Aware” Click “Search”

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If the course is not in the list of results: Check your spelling, use a broader or narrower search description, or ensure you are listed as a “Teacher” for the course you are looking for.

When you have found the course you are looking for select it and click continue.

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Uncheck everything but the category of the item you want to import (usually activities and resources) and select “Next.”

 

You can select multiple Items to Import, or a single Item. You can also choose to import an entire topic section or week.

If only importing select items click on the “None” link


Select Topic for the item(s) you want to import then select the item or Items you want to import. This step it is helpful if you have the course available in another window to find the topic section or week that the item(s) are located in.


When you have selected the Items you want to import, scroll to the bottom and click 

Confirm on the next screen you have the correct Item(s) selected

 

Scroll to the bottom and click 

If Import completed successfully you will receive message “Import complete. Click continue to return to course.” Click continue and all content should be imported.

If you receive an error message please take note of the message, then check the course content. If content was not imported contact the help desk with the error message you received.

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