TITANium Resource CenterGetting Started with TITANium Importing Content and Restoring CoursesHow do I bring in specific content from a course backup file?

How do I bring in specific content from a course backup file?

You will learn how to copy specific content from a course backup file. For example, say you want to re-use a quiz from a course you taught a couple of years ago.

Follow these steps to use the Restore tool to copy a Quiz activity from a course backup file.

1. Enter your destination course in TITANium.

course main page.

2. Click on the Gear icon.

Gear icon is selected.

3. Select Restore.

Restore link is selected.

4. Scroll down to the User private backup area.

Read this guide to learn how to upload a file to your Private user backup area if the file is not listed.

User private backup area.

5. Locate the desired course and click on Restore.

Restore is selected.

6. Be sure that 'Merge the backup course into this course' is selected.

For instructors it is essential that Merge the backup course into this course is selected.

'Merge the backup course into this course' is selected.

7. Click on Continue.

Continue button is selected.

8. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Continue.

Continue button is selected.

9. Deselect the settings you don't want.

In this sample, we only want to copy a single activity, so only 'Include activities and resources' is ticked. If you are copying a quiz, you must also have 'Include question bank' ticked (if this option is available).

Include activities and resources is selected.

10. Click on Next.

Next button is selected.

11. Make sure that 'Course overwrite' is set to No.

It is essential that you leave coursewrite at No; otherwise, you will disenroll yourself and your students from your own course.

Course overwrite' is set to No.

12. Click on None.

Tip: Clicking on None will deselect all activities and resources. If you are only copying a few items, then this is the easiest way to go about it.

None is selected.

13. Scroll down to the activity or resource you want to copy into your current course.

list of course resources.

14. Tick the Topic section.

In order to check the activity or resources you want to import, you must first check the box next to the Topic section.

Topic section is ticked.

15. Tick the activity or resource you want to copy.

Quiz is ticked.

16. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Next.

Next button is selected.

17. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Perform restore.

Perform restore button is selected.

18. The restore process will commence.

restore process page

19. Click on Continue.

Continue button is selected.

20. The desired activity is now in my current course.

Quiz is listed on course main page

Article Summary

You have now learned how to bring in specific activities or resources from a course backup file using the Restore tool.