Import Content from Another Course

Import Content from Another Course

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The import function allows you to import all or specific resources and activities into your course shell from another Moodle course.


  1. From the course page, select the gear icon
  2. Select Import
  3. Search for and select the course from which you want to import content
  4. Select continue
  5. Here you will have the option to choose which components you want to import (activities and resources, blocks, files, filters, calendar events, question bank, groups and groupings, competencies, custom fields). By default, all boxes will be selected automatically. You can also choose to include Personalized Learning Designer (PLD) data.
  6. Select next
  7. Here you will see all of the content within the course. Choose which content you would like to import. By default, all options will be selected automatically. You can select none and then select the individual options you want to be imported.
  8. Select next
  9. Review all selections to ensure all of the components you wish to import are selected
  10. Select Perform import button. Note that this may take several minutes depending on how much content you are importing.

Video Tutorial

Watch the video below to learn how to import course content from one Moodle course into another.