Adopt/Copy a Bb Course - Blackboard Learn

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The easiest way to adopt a Candela course in Blackboard is to follow directions from your institution or contact Lumen Support for help.

You can also adopt using Blackboard's Export/Import Course Copy process.

Step 1: Exporting Course in Blackboard

  • Navigate to Course > Packages and Utilities > Export/Archive Course
  • Choose “Export Package”
  • In FILE ATTACHMENTS choose:
    • Course Files Default Directory:
      • Copy links and include copies of the files in the course default directory
    • Files Outside of the Course Default Directory:
      • Copy links and include copies of the files outside of the course default directory



  • In SELECT COURSE MATERIALS:
    • Check the boxes for:
      • “Content Areas”
      • “Discussion Board”
      • “Grade Center Columns and Settings”
      • Select any Personal and/or Institution specific content

  • SELECT “Submit”
  • DOWNLOAD the export file: Once the process is complete, return to Export/Archive Course and select (click on) the file name to download the course package file.

Step 2: Importing Course in Blackboard

  • Navigate to Course > Packages and Utilities >  Import Package/View Logs
  • Choose “Import Package”, enter:
    • SELECT A PACKAGE: Click Browse to locate the course package
    • SELECT COURSE MATERIALS: Check the boxes for:
      • “Content Areas”
      • “Discussion Board”
      • “Grade Center Columns and Settings”


    • SELECT “Submit”
  • Once you receive an email indicating the Course Copy process is complete, go to your course and to find the copied materials.

Note: If you don't, or didn't, select Grade Center Columns and Settings follow these instructions to Manually Connect Quizzes to Grade Center

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