This process can be used when an instructor only needs to migrate course files to Canvas.

Things to Note:

  • Review all Blackboard course files and folders and remove any duplicates before downloading.
  • ​Downloading a folder or multiple files at once will create a zip file.
  • Folder hierarchy can be included in zip file.
  • Student grades, submissions, and activity will be excluded.

Review and delete duplicate course files and folders in Blackboard

Download an individual Blackboard course file 

Download multiple files and folders in a Blackboard course 

Upload course files and folders into a Canvas course


 

Review and delete duplicate files and folders in your Blackboard course

Download an individual course file 
  1. Login to Blackboard at https://campus.georgetown.edu using your Georgetown University NetID and password.

     

  2. Navigate to the course site where the files are located.


  3. Under the gray Course Management tool bar (below the blue course menu), click on the Files and click on [YOUR COURSE NAME]. 


  4. The Files page will show all course folders and files associated with the course. Click on the file name to download. 

     

  5. The file will now download to your computer (typically in your computer's Downloads folder). 



Download multiple files and folders in a course

Things to Note:

  • Review all Blackboard course files and folders and remove any duplicates before downloading.
  • ​Downloading a folder or multiple files at once will create a zip file.
  • Folder hierarchy can be included in zip file.

  1. Login to Blackboard at https://campus.georgetown.edu using your Georgetown University NetID and NetID password.


  2. Navigate to the course site where the files are located.


  3. Locate the gray Course Management tool bar (below the blue course menu), click on the Files and click on [YOUR COURSE NAME]. 

     

  4. The Files page will show all course folders and files associated with the course. To select multiple folder(s) or file(s), click the check-box next to each one. Then click on Download Package to download a zip file containing the selected files or folders.  


  5. The Zip file will now download to your computer (typically in your computer's Downloads folder). 



Upload Blackboard course files and folders into a Canvas course

Once you have your Blackboard course file(s) and/or folder(s) downloaded on your computer's hard drive (following the instructions above); choose to upload them to Canvas following the method that best describes your scenario.