Copy a Keyboarding in SAM Course to a New Brightspace-Integrated Keyboarding in SAM Course

If you have a previous Keyboarding in SAM course you want to reuse in Brightspace®, copy it to a new Brightspace-integrated course.

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

In the Keyboarding in SAM course, the course instructor can click ? > SAM LMS Integration CourseKeys to see the course key.

Important You can copy LMS-integrated Keyboarding in SAM courses only.
  1. Open your Brightspace course.
  2. Open the Course Builder tool.

    In the Content tab, click Related Tools > Course Builder.

  3. If you have not already done so, create a module in your course.
    1. Drag Create a module from Build Outline to the course outline.

      Alternatively, click Create a module and select the module location.

    2. Enter a name for your module, such as Keyboarding in SAM.
    3. Optional: Enter a note for your students.
    4. Optional: If the Keyboarding in SAM component of your course has a different start or end date from your course in Brightspace, enter those dates in Restrictions.
    5. Click Create.
  4. Drag New Cengage Learning from Add Content to your module.

    Alternatively, click New Cengage Learning and select your module.

  5. If prompted, sign in to your Cengage instructor account to link your Brightspace and Cengage accounts.

    If you don't have a Cengage instructor account, request one here or at sam.cengage.com.

  6. 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 Keyboarding in SAM course creation and linking options.

    Note If you don't see your content, contact your Cengage representative. If needed, see cengage.com/repfindercengage.com/contact/#locations.
  7. Select the course to be copied.

    To copy your own course:

    1. Select Copy one of my existing Cengage/SAM courses (including its assignments).
    2. Select the course or section to copy.

    To copy another instructor's course:

    1. Click Copy a colleague's existing Cengage/SAM course (including its assignments).
    2. Enter the Course Key for the course you want to copy and click Verify.
  8. Complete the details for your Keyboarding in SAM 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 Number Optional: Include your course number.
    Time Zone

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

  9. Click Continue.
  10. If prompted, click Continue to add a link to your Keyboarding in SAM course in your Brightspace course.
  11. Click the Content tab.
  12. Click the link to your Keyboarding in SAM course.

    If prompted, read and accept the service agreement.