How do I use Backup for a single Activity?

You will learn how to create a backup file of a single Activity in a course, using the Backup tool. The Backup tool can be used to create a backup file of a single Activity for use in a different course. You can then use the Simple Restore tool to bring that Activity into another course, or you may share the backup file with a colleague, so that he/she can use it in their course.

In this example, you will learn how to backup an orientation quiz activity for use by a different instructor in a different course.

1. Enter your course in TITANium.

Enter your course in TITANium.

2. Scroll down to the Activity you want to backup.

Scroll down to the Activity you want to backup.

3. Click on the link to the quiz activity.

Click on the link to the quiz activity.

4. Click on Backup in the Quiz administration block.

Click on Backup in the Quiz administration block.

5. Deselect almost all of the elements.

Deselect all of the checkboxes except for Include activities and resources and Include question bank. If the resource or activity you are backing up is not a Quiz, then you probably won't need the Question bank.

Deselect almost all of the elements.

6. Click on Next.

Click on Next.

7. Click on Next.

Note that the only resource or activity included is the one Quiz activity we want. This backup file will only include this one activity.

Click on Next.

8. Change the file name if desired.

If you change the file name, be sure to not leave any spaces in the name and do not change the extension (.mbz).

Change the file name if desired.

9. Scroll down to the User private backup area.

Scroll down to the User private backup area.

10. Click on Download if you want to download the file to your local computer.

Click on Download if you want to download the file to your local computer.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to backup a single Activity using the Backup tool in your course. Read the guide on how to import/copy this Activity to a different course.

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