If you have a Canvas course export package from someone else that you want to use in Canvas, or you have previously exported a course, you can import the course as a Canvas course export package. An export package is imported as an IMSCC file.
In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.
Click the Import Course Content link.
In the Content Type drop-down menu, choose the Canvas Course Export Package option.
Click the Choose File button.
Choose the .imscc file you want to import . Click the Open button .
To import all content from the course, select the All Content radio button .
If you want to select specific content, click the Select specific content radio button .
Note: If you select the specific content option, you are required to select the content you want to import after you review the remaining page options. After you start importing the content, the import selection cannot be canceled.
If you want to adjust the due dates associated with the course events and assignments, click the Adjust events and due dates checkbox.
Click the Import button .
A progress indicator displays the upload status by percentage .
The Current Jobs section displays the status of your import. Running reports display a progress bar indicating the time remaining to complete the import .
If you chose to select specific content in your course, the current job will show as Waiting for Select , which means you must select the content you want to import.
The import may also display other status indicators as part of the import process. Learn more about course import statuses.
View the content from any completed imports by accessing any link in Course Navigation.