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How to Copy a Master / Existing Course in Canvas

  1. Open the course for the term you wish to update.

  2. Click on Import Existing Content in the right-hand menu:

    Import Existing Content

  3. Click on the Content Type Drop Down menu and select Copy a Canvas Course

    Content Type Dropdown

  4. Then in the Search for a Course Box enter the title of your Master Course or the course you want to insert into the current term. Select the course from the listing.

    Search For a Course Dropdown

  5. Select All Content and then Click on Import.

    Content Radio Buttons

  6. The status will show up under Current Jobs:

    Current Job Status

  7. Refresh the course to see your newly imported content.