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Learning Modules: Import/Export Modules

Importing Modules

  1. In Author view, select Import/Export near the top of the screen.
  2. Select Browse.
  3. Select the file on your computer and select Open.
  4. Select Import. The files will be imported to the end of list of any existing modules. If modules were imported that you didn't want, you will have to delete them in Author view.
  5. Select View or Author to view the imported module.

Exporting Modules

  1. In Author view, select Import/Export near the top of the screen.
  2. The default setting is IMS Content Package format and is the recommended setting.
  3. Select the module(s) you wish to export. 
  4. Select Export.
If you unzip and open the folder, you'll see several documents plus a folder of resources. Inside that resources folder are all your module/section pages, identified and in html format. It is not recommended that you alter this package. The zip file can be imported into another site you own or you may share it with a colleague for use in their sites.

Sorting Modules

To change the sequence of modules or content sections contained in the module itself, follow these steps:

  1. In Author view, select Sort near the top of the screen. On the Sorting Modules page, there are two columns. The left shows the Original Sequence. The right is the New Sequence area.
  2. In the New Sequence column, select the module or section whose sequence you want to change.
  3. Select the Up and Down arrows to change the sequence. Your changes will save automatically.
  4. Select View or Author to view the new sequence.
The Sorting Modules page defaults to Sort Modules. To sort sections, select  Sort Sections.