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CougarVIEW Instructor Guides: Copy course components

Need help with something in CougarVIEW? Good news! We have a number of guides to show you how to use the many tools and resources in CougarVIEW. These guides cover topics like using the grade book, setting up quizzes, creating groups, and many more.

Copy course components

Your ability to copy course components between course offerings is determined by assigned permissions and enrollment in course offerings and parent templates.

  1. From the navigation bar, choose the 'Course admin,' and then select the 'Import/Export/Copy Components' item.
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  3. Select Copy Components from another Org Unit. Select Search for offering and locate the course offering containing the components you want to copy. Select Add Selected.
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  4. Do one of the following:
  • To copy all course components, select Copy All Components. CougarVIEW recommends that you copy all components between courses to ensure you maintain all desired associations, and then delete any undesired material in the new course.
  • To specify the components you wish to copy, choose "Select Components" and make your selections. For details on course components, click "Show the current course components" and then select the "View Detail" icon next to a component to review existing items. For components offering the option to include associated files, it is recommended to leave the option turned on. Finally, select "Continue."
  • Select the Offset all dates of copied components check box and specify the days and hours that the dates should be offset by or calculate the range between two dates.
  • Select Finish.
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    Note: If you encounter issues with the Include associated files option and want to remove it, contact CougarVIEW Support to ask them to turn off the D2L.LE.Conversion.Features.ICopyAssociatedFilesFeature feature toggle.
  1. Do one of the following:
  • To copy another package, select Copy Another Package.
  • To see the results of your copy, select View Content.
  • To review and manage course dates, select Review and Manage Dates.
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  • If you copied a course with S3 model configurations, the course is listed in the Student Success System Administration page (Admin Tools > Student Success System).
  • Now when you copy groups to courses, the group setup (grade item, assessment option, and so on) is also copied over.
  • A validation logic step is included in the copy process. To help reduce duplicate objects and cleanup from the copy process, the validation logic informs you if you have previously copied from the source course.

Copy Components Video