Import the DLS Core Template

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Import the DLS Core Template

Canvas Commons is a repository of digital resources that allows users to share and import content into a course site. The DLS Core Template is available in Canvas Commons to UC Berkeley users in the Instructor, TA, or Designer roles.

Follow the steps below to import the template to your new course site.

1. Open Commons

In the Global Navigation, select Commons.

Canvas Commons is located in the Global Navigation.

2. Find Resource

Enter "DLS Core Template" in Search bar.

Put DLS Core Template in the search bar.

3. Open Resource

To view the DLS Core Template details, select the resource title.

Select resource title.

4. Import Resource

To import the DLS Core Template, select the Import/Download button.

Select the Import/Download button.

5. Select Course, Select Import into Course

Search for the course into which you would like to import the DLS Core Template or select the course from the list. Then, select the Import into Course button.

Select the Import into Course button.

5. View Import Notification

View the import status notification at the top of your screen.

Notification message at the top of the screen.


Importing a course more than once may have unintended consequences. If you import content into a new course, edit the content in the new course, and later import the previous content again, the imported content will override the existing content.


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