Copy a MindTap Course to a New Canvas-Integrated MindTap Course

If you have a previous MindTap course you want to reuse in Canvas™, copy it to a new Canvas-integrated course.

To copy another instructor's course, ask the instructor for the course key of the course to be copied.

The course instructor can look up the course key in the instructor resource center.

  1. Open your Canvas course.
  2. Add the Cengage app to your course navigation if it is not already listed.

    The app is copied when you copy a Canvas course.

    1. From the course navigation, click Settings > Navigation.
    2. Drag the Cengage app to the course navigation.
    3. Click Save.
  3. From the course navigation, click Cengage.
  4. If prompted, sign in to your Cengage instructor account to link your Canvas and Cengage accounts.

    If you don't have a Cengage instructor account, request one here or at login.cengage.comcengage.com/loginlogin.cengagebrain.com.mx/cb/login.htmlogin.cengagebrain.com/cb/login.htmau.cengage.com/student/.

  5. Select the textbook or product you want to use from the available course content.
    • To filter the list, type a search term.
    • To filter the list by platform, click Filter Results and select a platform from the dropdown.
    • To filter the list by license type, click Filter Results and set the dropdown to Student Purchase Required or Inclusive Access.
    • To select an item, click Link to Course.

    The selected title is shown with MindTap course creation and linking options.

  6. Select the course to be copied.

    To copy your own course:

    1. Select Copy from my existing course.
    2. Select the course or section to copy.

    To copy another instructor's course:

    1. Click Copy from another instructor's course.
    2. Enter the Course Key for the course you want to copy and click Verify.
  7. Complete the details for your MindTap course.
    Field Notes
    Course Name
    Tip Include the academic term in the course name.
    Course Start Date

    This date is both the first day students can access your course and the beginning of your students' temporary access period. It cannot be changed after students access the course.

    Course End Date

    To allow your students to view their grades and complete late work, consider setting this 1 week after the last day of class.

    Course Days/Times

    Optional: Include the days and times of class meetings.

    Section

    Optional: If you teach multiple sections of the same course, specify the section here.

    Time Zone

    Assignment dates and times are based on the time zone you select.

  8. Click Continue.
  9. If prompted, select whether to synchronize the overall course score or individual activity scores to the Canvas gradebook.

    This option is not available for all courses.

    Note Category scores can not be synced to Canvas.
    1. Click Continue to confirm your choice.

    A link to the integrated MindTap course is added to your Canvas course.

  10. Click the link to your MindTap course.

    If prompted, read and accept the service agreement.