Importing D2L Content to a New Course


I would like to copy a course into an empty shell

Can I copy everything from the sandbox to the actual course?

How do I transfer my course content from fall to spring?

How can I take my sandbox material and copy it to my course shell?


  • Desire2Learn(D2L)


  1. View course to import content into.
  2. Click Edit Course
  3. Click Import/Export/Copy Components
  4. Select Copy components from another org unit
  5. Click Next
  6. Under Copy the selected course components from, select “Existing Offering
  7. Click Search for offering to select the course to get the content from
  8. Find the desired course to import from, select it, and click Add Selected
  9. Check all of the elements to copy to the course
  10. Click Next and proceed with importing course content


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