Exporting and Importing Course Packages

Overview:

Instructors and course builders can export and import their course's content into course packages. The export package option also provides a way for instructors/builders to download and save the course package file to their computers.

To export packages:

  1. Login to eCampus.
  2. Select the course that contains the desired content.
  3. Scroll down to Control Panel, near the lower-left corner.
  4. Click Packages and Utilities, then click Export/Archive Course.
  5. The Export/Archive screen will open. This page will display any existing course packages.
  6. Click Export Package.
  7. The Export Course screen will open.
  8. Scroll down to the File Attachments area.
  9. Check to ensure the "Copy links and include copies of the files in the course default directory" and "Copy links and include copies of the files outside of the course default directory" options are selected.
  10. Scroll down to the Select Course Materials area.
  11. Users may choose specific elements to include or click Select All. To avoid errors and missing content, it is recommended to use the Select All option.
  12. Click Submit to begin the exporting process.
  13. A yellow banner will appear at the top of the screen stating the export package has begun, an email will be sent out once completed.
  14. After the course package has been exported, return to the Export/Archive Course Page.
  15. Click the course package file to save and download the file to the computer.

Note: It is very important NOT to unzip or edit the course packages in any way after downloading the file. Doing so may result in errors when importing packages later.

To import packages:

  1. Login to eCampus.
  2. Select the course for the desired content to be imported.
  3. Scroll down to Control Panel, near the lower-left corner.
  4. Click Packages and Utilities, then click Import Package/View Logs.
  5. The Import Package/View Logs screen will open. This page will display any course packages that have been previously imported
  6. Click Import Package.
  7. The import package screen will open.
  8. Scroll down to the Select a Package area.
  9. Click Browse My Computer.
  10. A file explorer window will open.
  11. Find and select the course package from your computer.
  12. Click Open. Course package files will be formatted with .zip
  13. Ignore the Institutional Hierarchy Nodes area, these setting are not needed.
  14. Scroll down to the Select Course Materials area.
  15. Users may choose specific elements to include or Select All. To avoid errors and missing content, it is recommended to use the Select All option.
  16. Click Submit to begin the importing process.
  17. A yellow banner will appear at the top of the screen stating the import package has begun, an email will be sent out once completed.
 

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Details

Article ID: 96789
Created
Tue 1/28/20 4:36 PM
Modified
Thu 4/23/20 8:33 AM