Export Course Content

Courses can be exported from D2L as a .zip file and that file can be shared with other instructors. An exported course file does not include student data, such as grades, quiz attempts, or assignment submissions.

  1. Open the course.
  2. Click the Course Management in the navbar then choose Course Admin
  3. Click Import / Export / Copy Components.
    Import/Export/Copy Components option on Course Admin page
  4. Select Export Components. (Leave "Include course files in the export package" selected.)
    Export Component option
  5. Click the Start button.
  6. Choose the components you would like to export. Choose Select All Components if you are trying to export the entire course.
  7. Click the Continue button.
    Select Course Materials page
  8. Confirm Components to Export.
  9. Click Continue again.
    Confirm Components to Export page
  10. When the export is complete, click Finish
  11. Click the link Click here to download the export Zip package and save the .zip file with a name including course ID, section and date. (Ex. ENGL1301-1001-sp-051014). Click the Done button once you have downloaded your exported course file.
    Export Summary page

For information about how to import this zip file into another course shell, see Import Zipped Content.