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Copy individual items

1. Introduction

Copying content is useful for copying over specific content from other modules or course groups.
You can copy individual content items to another module where you're the instructor. Please note that some content types, including Tests, require a different process.

Important: You must start in the module you're copying from.

For new content that you would like to 'copy' into multiple modules or course groups, rather than copying you can use the Module/Course Group Manager & Communicator Tool in Tools tab in MyBeckett.  Follow step 4. in this guide to find out how you can quickly complete this task.

2. Locate the item you want to copy 

a. Make sure that Edit Mode is switched ON.

Edit Mode

b. Hover over the content item or folder that you want to copy.

Item to copy

c. Click the action link next to the item, then click Copy.

Copy option

d. In the Destination section, select a Destination Module from the drop-down list, then click Browse... to locate your destination folder.

Destination options

e. In the Attachments and Embedded Links section, select the File Links option to Include links and make copies of attached and embedded files.

f. Click Submit.

3. Copy a test into another module

a. Start in the module where you want to copy your test from. In the Control Panel, click Module Tools.

Module Tools, MyBeckett

b. Click Tests, Surveys and Pools.

Module Management, MyBeckett

c. Select Tests from the list.

Tests MyBeckett

d. Click the circular action link icon to the right of the test you want to copy.

Tests, MyBeckett

e. Click Export to Local Computer. This will export your test as a ZIP file.

Export to computer, Tests, MyBeckett

f. When you have exported the test, go to the module that you want to copy the test to and go to  the Module Tools (Control Panel) then click Tests, Surveys and Pools.

g. Click on Import Test tab.

Import Tests, MyBeckett

h. In the Test Import > Attach File section, choose Browse My Computer go to the Download folder and locate the Zip File (to select it double click).

browse my computer, MyBeckett

i. Click Submit.  When the test upload is complete, a message will appear on screen.

j. You can then use the Module Management menu (bottom left) to open the imported test for editing. To do this, click Module Tools, then Tests, Surveys and Pools, then Tests.

k. Now you can add your test to a content area.

4. Post new content into multiple Modules or Course Groups

a. Go to the Tools tab in MyBeckett.

b. Under Module/Course Group Manager & Communicator click on Post Content.

c. On the left-hand side panel of the Post Content box, choose the where you are want your content to go - one or more places can be selected.

d. Type a Name and Description of the content you are to Post.

e. Select a File from your Computer or OneDrive account (click on the relevant icon).

f. Post to Location: Now choose where in the module or course group the content should be placed. If each area is different then tick the Post to specific locations option, this will allow you to choose the destination.

g. Click Submit to complete the cross-posting.

NB: Only files such as PDF, Word, PowerPoint etc. can be attached.  (not possible to attach video or audio files).

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