Migrating from Moodle to Canvas

Most of your Moodle course content will import directly into Canvas. But, depending on your Moodle course structure, you may still have to spend much time cleaning up or reformatting your course in Canvas.

Here’s where you’ll find the content that’s imported:

Moodle Content

Where it is in Canvas

Assignments

Assignments > Imported Assignments

Book

Does not import

Calendar

Calendar

Choice, Feedback, Questionnaire

Quizzes > Surveys

Documents, Images & Other Media

Files

Files

Files

Folders

Pages

Forums

Discussions

Grade Book (set up on Assignments page)

Grades

Label images

Pages (untitled)

Labels

Pages

News Forum

Announcements

Quizzes

Quizzes > Practice Quizzes (can be changed to another quiz type)

Section Content (Topics, Weeks)

Modules

Section Summary (Topics, Weeks)

Pages

URLs

Links appear in Modules

 

NOTE: After you rearrange and reformat your content in a Migrated, Sandbox or Development Course, you can copy it to your official Canvas semester course. See the Guide: How do I import content from another Canvas course?