Note: To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles: Overview.
For any site you create, you can import instructor-generated content (e.g., announcements, assignments, tool settings) from one or more other sites you own. Submitted material, such as completed assignments, forum postings, or grades, cannot be imported using the following methods; you must download and save such material manually.
On this page:
To import material from another site:
Import from Site.
Import Datascreen, choose one of the following:
I would like to replace my data: Use this option to overwrite the existing data with the imported data. This method lets you select only one source site from which to import data.
I would like to merge my data: Use this option to merge the imported data with the existing data. This method lets you select multiple sites from which to import data.
I would like to merge my user(s): Use this option if you want to import the participant roster from another site. This method does not import users provided by an automatic roster feed.
Add to Gradebookoption is selected by default. If such an assignment is then updated and saved, a corresponding Gradebook entry will be created, which may or may not be what was intended. To associate the item to an existing Gradebook entry, rather than creating a new Gradebook item from within the Assignments tool, select
Associate with existing Gradebook entry, and then choose the desired Gradebook entry before posting. For more on the differences between the two options, see In Sakai 2.7 Assignments, which method should I use to link my assignment to the Gradebook?.