5.5 Import/Export Course

The feature allows exchanging courses between different SPLMS organizations.

 

To export course,

1. Enter organization level page>Site Actions>Site Settings

2. Select Import/Export course in the Organization tab

 

Fig. Import course

 

3. In the dialog box below click New>Export file

 

Fig. Export File

 

4. Enter the course title and check items you want to export

 

NOTE:

Items that can be exported: Announcements, Calendar, Documents, Learning Paths, SCORMs, LRMs, Quizzes, Surveys, Question Pools, Links, Attendance, Grade Book.

 

Items that cannot be exported: Equations, Picture libraries, Pages, Certificate Templates, List Publishing Scheduler.

 

Fig. Export: New Item

 

5. Once the tools are exported, find the course in the course list and perform the necessary action (open or save the file)

 

Fig. Saving file

 

 

NOTE:

Once the file is uploaded make sure the export status is Completed.

 

To upload exported files,

1. Enter organization level page>Site Actions>Site Settings

2. Select Import/Export course in the Organization tab

3. In the dialog box below click New>Upload exported files

 

Fig. Upload exported files

 

4. Enter file name and attach a file by clicking Attach File

 

Fig. Export: New item

 

5. Click OK to save changes. Click Cancel to discard changes

 

NOTE:

Once the file is uploaded make sure the export status is Verified.

 

Fig. Export

 

6. Once you’ve uploaded the file select View Item from the drop-down menu of the file

 

Fig. Export: view item

 

7. Select Import in the dialog box below to create a new course 

Fig. Import

 

8. Fill in the fields as required:

 

Fig. Export: new course

 

- Course title and description – Enter the name and description of the new course 

- Category - Enter a category for the course to simplify searching for the course

- Web Site Address - Specify the URL suffix for the course and/or specify a site collection to publish the course in

- Course Teachers – Specify teachers for the course

- Publishing – Specify publishing options

- Menu Style – Select menu style you prefer

- Quota Template – Select a predefined quota template to limit resources used for this site collection

 

9. Click OK to save changes. Click Cancel to discard changes.