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Importing Course Files to D2L (from Zip folder)

When exporting files from a D2L course, D2L produces a Zip file containing course materials. To import these files into another course:


  1. Log in to the course into which you would like to import the materials.
  2. Navigate to “Edit Course” and select “Import / Export / Copy components.”

  3. Select the last option to “Import Components” and click “Browse” to load the Zip file.

  4. Click “Start.”
  5. A blue bar will indicate that the Zip file is loading. D2L will then “Preprocess” the file and indicate when it is finished downloading the file and reading the package. Click “Continue.”
  6. If your course is empty, you do not need to worry about overwriting any files. NOTE: If you are copying files into a course which already contains content, selecting “Overwrite the existing file” will replace any file with the same name as one being imported. NOTE: You typically do not need to select the option to “Import metadata.”
  7. Choose all of the components you would like to import. To import everything, check the box next to “Select All Components.” Selecting “Select individual items to import” will provide you with an additional page to select which specific files to import.
  8. Click “Continue
  9. If you selected “Select individual items to import,” the next page will allow you to choose which files to import. If not, D2L will display a list of the items it will import.
  10. Click “Continue
  11. D2L will display “Importing Course Material.” Once all the processes have changed from circling blue dots to green check-marks, click “Continue.”
  12. D2L will display the “Import Summary”




Keywords:D2L, Import, Zip, Course Files, Files, Content, Quizzes   Doc ID:49415
Owner:Luke K.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2015-03-23 15:53 CDTUpdated:2015-03-25 08:44 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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