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.

This guide has been updated for TITANium 2019-2020.

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. Scroll down the page and click on Continue.

Continue button is selected.

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

It is essential that Merge the backup course into this course is selected. We do not want to delete any content, we only want to add content.

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

8. Deselect the settings you don't want.

In this sample, we only want to copy a single activity, so 'Include activities and resources' is ticked.

Include activities and resources is selected.

9. Scroll down and click on Next.

Next button is selected.

10. 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.

11. Scroll down and 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.

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

Quiz is ticked.

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

Next button is selected.

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

Perform restore button is selected.

15. Click on Continue.

Continue button is selected.

16. 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.