Copying a Course from a Previous Term

This article shows how to copy the course contents from one to another.

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Make sure you have an empty course shell in Canvas before you import material from another course. If you do not see your new course in the Canvas Dashboard, contact Academic Technology for help.

Quick Start

  • To Import: From the new (empty) course, choose Settings > Import Course Content

Copying a Course to an Empty Course Shell

Always start an import from the course you want to import material into.

Shifting Due Dates Automatically

Canvas can shift the due dates when it imports assignments and other course events.
Look up the latest Academic Calendars on the IAIA website.

Finishing the Import

Now you can review and edit the imported course content.


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