How do I copy whole content areas or other parts of my sites to another site?

If you have one or more whole content areas that you want to copy from one Blackboard site to another you can use the Site Copy tool, found in the Copy & Export section of the Control Panel. You must be enrolled on both sites with at least instructor/leader permissions.

To copy whole areas or tools, follow the procedure below:

Step 1: Copy the Blackboard site ID of the site you wish to copy TO. This can be found on the MySHU tab and looks something like 44-411003-AF-20178

Step 2: Enter the site you want to copy FROM

Step 3: In the Control Panel, expand Copy & Export, then click on Module Copy (or Organisation Copy).

Step 4: You will then see a box next to Destination site ID, enter or paste the site code you wish to copy the materials TO (from step 1). You will need to be a Leader or Instructor on the site you are copying to.

Step 5: Select the content areas or tools you want to copy into the site via the tick boxes on the left hand side.

Step 6: Submit

Your materials will now be queued to be copied into the site you selected. You will recieve an email once the copy has been completed. Please wait for this email as if you request to copy the materials to the same place twice, you will have two copies of the materials.

If there is a content area with the same name in your destination site as one which you selected to copy, then your materials will be copied directly into that existing content area. If the name does not exist already, then a new content area will be added to the bottom of your site menu, and we recommend you reorganise your menu so it is in the appropriate place.


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