Copying Items Between Courses

This guide will demonstrate how to copy a file between courses.

Accessing the Course Content Collection

Image of the control panel with the following annotations: 1.Click on Content Collection.2.Select the course ID of the current course listed beneath the Content Collection header.

To access the course content collection, go to the Blackboard Control Panel:

  1. Click on Content Collection.
  2. Select the course ID of the current course listed beneath the Content Collection header.

 

Copying Files, Part 1

Image of the Course Content screen with the following annotations: 1.Locate the file(s) you wish to move and check the checkboxes to the left of the filenames.2.Click the Copy button at the top of the page.

You will now see a screen labeled Course Content.  To copy course files and folders:

  1. Locate the file(s) you wish to move and check the checkboxes to the left of the filenames.
  2. Click the Copy button at the top of the page.

Copying Files, Part 2

Image of the copy content screen with the following annotations: 1.Content Information: This section lists all the selected files.2.Destination: Click the Browse button to locate a destination within the course. For more information, please refer to the next step.3.If selected, the system automatically overwrites the existing file with the same name: Check this option to overwrite any existing files within the selected destination folder.4.When finished, click the Submit button to copy the files into the selected folder.

After clicking the Copy button, you will see a screen labeled Copy Content:

  1. Content Information: This section lists all the selected files.
  2. Destination: Click the Browse button to locate a destination within the course. For more information, please refer to the next step.
  3. If selected, the system automatically overwrites the existing file with the same name: Check this option to overwrite any existing files within the selected destination folder.
  4. When finished, click the Submit button to copy the files into the selected folder.

Accessing Other Courses Folders

Image of the course content collection with an arrow pointing to the upward arrow button (up one level button) with instructions to click here to access other course folders.

After clicking Browse, you will then see the Content Collection for the course.  To access folders for other courses, click on the upward-pointing arrow button to view the list of courses you are teaching.

Selecting Course Folders

Image of the Browse Content Collection screen with the following annotations: 1.The Course ID of the courses will appear in the Name column.  To access folders within a course directory, click on the course ID here.2.To move the file to the root directory for the course, select the radio button next to the course you wish to move the content to.3.When finished, click the Submit button.  You will then be returned to the Move Content screen.

The Browse Content Collection screen will now list folders for each course you have instructor access to:

  1. The Course ID of the courses will appear in the Name column.  To access folders within a course directory, click on the course ID here.
  2. To move the file to the root directory for the course, select the radio button next to the course you wish to move the content to.
  3. When finished, click the Submit button.  You will then be returned to the Move Content screen.

Confirmation

Image of the green confirmation banner with text reading Success: Item Copied

After copying the materials to the desired location, you will see a green banner at the top of the page indicating the copy operation was successful.