Migration feature involves transferring material from a
current course to another location, for example, from an existing course to
another existing course or a new course.
These features can be
accessed via the Control Panel area
labeled Packages and Utilities.
There are four separate functions that fall under
the category of Course Migration:
a Course: Archiving a course creates a permanent record of a
course including all of the content and user interactions. The Archive
Course feature is useful for maintaining a record of a course after it has
a Course: The Export Course feature creates a package
of the course content that can later be imported into Blackboard and used to
teach another course with the same content. The Export Course feature (unlike
the Archive Course feature) does not include the records of any user
interactions with the course -- it only includes the contents of the course.
a Course: The Course Copy feature makes an exact copy
of the course. This feature can also make a copy of some of the materials
and create a new course or add the materials to an existing course.
Delete: The Bulk Delete feature is useful for
faculty at the end of a course. It allows the faculty to select information to
be deleted from a course and keeps the rest of the course content for use in
the future. For instance, the Bulk Delete feature permits faculty to
delete student names and records (such as grades obtained, discussion board posts,
etc.) from a course, but keep the other contents of the course for future use.