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

If you have a previous Keyboarding in SAM course you want to reuse in Schoology®, copy it to a new Schoology-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 Schoology course.
  2. On the Materials tab, click Add Materials > Cengage LMS Integration.
  3. If prompted, sign in to your Cengage instructor account to link your Schoology and Cengage accounts.

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

  4. Select the textbook or product you want to use from the available course content.
    • To filter the list, type a search term.
    • To only see Keyboarding in SAM results, click Filter Results and set Filter By to SAM.
    • 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.

  5. 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.
  6. 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.

  7. Click Continue.
  8. Click the link to your Keyboarding in SAM course.

    If prompted, read and accept the service agreement.