How do I backup materials in a course scheduled for deletion?
Course materials in a course scheduled for deletion may be copied into another course (such as a DEV course) or may be exported out of Blackboard using Export/Archive Course in order to save the materials outside of Blackboard.
Request a DEV course and copy Course Materials into the DEV course
Save Materials outside of Blackboard using Export/Archive Course
Preserve Records of Student Activity
Note: DEV courses are created on the Blackboard server http://blackboard.unf.edu once the course request process is complete.
To copy course materials from the course scheduled for deletion into the new DEV course:
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Instructors should use the Export option to save course materials in a compressed file (.zip) that may be saved outside of Blackboard and may be uploaded to a Blackboard course at a later time.
1. In the Control Panel menu, click Packages and Utilities and select Export/Archive Course.
2. Click the Export button.
3. Select the course materials to include for an Export file. Click Submit.Export:
4. You will receive an email once the Export process completes. Return to the Export/Archive Course section to retrieve the Export file. Click the link to the file and save it to your computer.
To import course materials from an Export file into a course:
Export the Grade Center
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