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To import all of the contents from a previous courses' Resources tool please refer to Import From Site. This process details how to copy single items from one courses' Resources tool to the other.

[edit] How to copy an item from another course

Permissions and roles

To complete the procedures in this article, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. This often excludes Students and TAs by default. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles.

For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles.

  • In the menubar of the relevant worksite, click Resources.
  • At the bottom of the list select Show other sites
    At the bottom of the list select Show other sites
    'At the bottom of the list select Show other sites'.
  • Scrolling down past the current course, from the list of other sites expand the folder of the site that contains the content you would like to copy by clicking the appropriate folder with the + icon.
    • Repeat this step for sub-folders.
  • Scrolling down past the current course again, next to the item you wish to copy select Actions menu, click Copy.
    • To move several items at a time, mark their corresponding checkboxes, and then, above the list of items, click Copy.
  • In the current courses Resources navigate to the location where you wish to copy the item to , and then click the "Paste copied items" icon Image:Page paste.gif.

Note: To cancel the move, click the rest button The Sakai reset button allows you to go back within a Sakai tool.  It is often better to use this tool rather than your web browser's back button..

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Other articles about Isaak/Sakai's tools and how instructors can use them:

Core Tools:   Image:Flag blue.png Announcements | Image:Page edit.png Assignments | Image:Lessons-icon.png Lessons | Image:Comments.png Forums | Image:Report.png Gradebook | Image:Folder.png Resources | Image:Calendar.png Schedule | Image:Pencil.png Tests and Quizzes

More Tools:   Image:User comment.png Chat Room | Image:Folder page.png Drop Box | Image:House.png Home | Image:Comment.png Messages | Image:Chart bar.png Statistics | Image:Page world.png Web Content

Related articles:   How to add tools to your course | Using the Text Editor | Manage Groups | Permissions and roles | Contact the CPI for help

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