Copying Courses

A brief guide to the basic process for copying a course in Brightspace to another course.


  1. From the course shell you are importing into, select “Course Admin."

    Image of the location for the course admin button

  2. Select “Import / Export / Copy Components”

    Image of the location of the import, export, copy components tool


    Select "copy components from another Org Unit" and choose "search for offering"

    Image of course import, export, copy components screen with option to search for an offering

  4. Enter text to search and locate the course whose content you wish to copy into your course.

    Image of a sample course search

  5. Choose "copy all components" or "select components" to select the desired content for copying.

    Image showing the "copy all components" select button

  6.  Depending on the size of the materials, the copy processing time will vary.  When complete, you are presented with a message.

    Copy course components history screen

  7. For further information see Brightspace's documentation.


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