Archiving Your Course

A Blackboard course archive is a .zip file which contains all of the grades, content and activity within the course. One can only access the contents within the archive if one restores it within Blackboard.

 

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  1. Below Control Panel, click Packages and Utilities > Export/Archive Course.

     

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  2. Click Archive.

     

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  3. Turn on “Include Grade Center History (Increase file size and processing time).

  4. Turn on “Copy links and include copies of the files in the course default directory”.

  5. Click Submit.

     

    You will receive this message:

     

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    Once you receive an email noting that the archive is ready, you can go back to Control Panel

    >Packages and Utilities>Export/ Archive Course

     

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  6. Mouse over the Archive file and click the down arrow.

     

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  7. Click Open.

     

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  8. Turn on Save File.

  9. Click Ok.

Note: If you are using FireFox, the file will be downloaded to the Download folder. If you are using Internet Explorer, you will be asked on where you want to save your archive file to.

IMPORTANT: Please make sure to save your files in a secure personal location – if you save it on your personal computer, please make sure to make a backup of it. If you would like to save remotely, you can use Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business to keep your archives safe.

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Article ID: 56783
Created
Fri 6/29/18 3:36 PM
Modified
Thu 9/5/19 5:11 PM