How to Copy Files to the Content Collection

Use the following steps to copy files to the Content Collection. You can only copy content to folders within the Content Collection that you have Write permission for.

The Move Files to Course Files tool copies the following items:

  • Content folders
  • Content items
  • Course Links
  • Assignments
  • Instructions
  • Web Links
  • Learning Modules

The following content is NOT added to content management using this tool:

  • Attachments for tests, surveys, and pools
  • Discussion board messages
  • Group file exchange
  • Grade Assignment page items
  • Student files

Step-by-Step Guide

How to Copy Files to the Content Collection

  1. From the Control Panel, click Packages and Utilities. Then click Move Files to Course Files.
    packages and utilities menu
  2. Check the box under the Course ID to add all content to Course Files.
    Check the box to select to add all content to this course to Course Files
  3. Click Browse to select the destination for the copied files.
    destination selection

    Please Note:  When you upload a file to your course it is automatically added to the course files for that course in Content Collection. You do not need to use this tool to copy files into the Content Collection for the course you are currently in. This option is for copying course files to another course.
  4. Click Submit at the bottom of the page.


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