Enterprise Portal: Import a List of Courses

As an Institution or Department Admin, you might find it easier to set up your courses by importing the information from an Excel spreadsheet. 

 

Procedures

 

Enter the Information in the XLS Template

  1. Download the XLS Template.
  2. Open the template.
  3. To ensure that all data is properly formatted: Select all cells, right-click, select Format Cells, and then select Text as the format category.
  4. Enter the information for the courses that you want to import.
    • Column A - Course ID: Enter a unique identifier for this course. It can include letters, numbers, or special characters. There is a 50-character limit for this field. This field is required.
    • Column B - Course Name: Enter a unique and descriptive name for this course. It can include letters, numbers, or special characters. There is no character limit. This field is required.
    • Column C - Start Date: Enter the start date in this format: YYYY-MM-DD
    • Column D - End Date: Enter the end date in this format: YYYY-MM-DD
    • Column G - Admin Emails - (Optional) List the email address(es) of the admin(s) that need edit rights for this course. 

    Example
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  5. Save the file. 

 

Import the Data from the Excel File

  1. In your ExamSoft Portal, navigate to your list of courses.
  2. Near the top right corner of the My Courses page, select Import Courses.

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  3. Drag and drop the file or browse for the file. 
    • If your import is successful: A green confirmation message appears near the top of the page. The new courses and all related information are listed on the page. 
    • If any information was not accepted: A red error message appears near the top of the page.
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