Importing Packages and Viewing Logs

Reuse a previous semester's content.

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About Import Packages

An import package is a .zip file of exported/archived course content. Importing a package into an existing course copies the content of the package. Import packages do not include user interactions such as enrollments or records.

Do not unzip an export or archive package or remove files from the package, otherwise the package will not import correctly.

Importing a Package

  1. Go to Control Panel > Packages and Utilities > Import Package/View Logs.
  2. Click Import Package.
  3. Complete page options.
  4. Click Submit.

Content Areas

Imported content is appended to existing Content Areas. New Content Areas are automatically created as needed. Existing content will not be affected.

Discussion Boards

Forums are copied, but only the initial thread in each forum is included.

Using View Logs

To view the log of an imported package, click the package link in the Import Log Name column. Options to email and download the log are available. You can also expand each log detail to view more information.

Need additional help?

Use our contact form to submit a help ticket (you may be asked for your UBITName and password). After the form is submitted, a member of the UB Learns support team will follow up with you within one business day.