Copying an Existing Project for a New Semester in Course Evaluation


How do I copy an existing project for a new semester in Course Evaluation?


This is the first step in setting up an evaluation for a new semester and is one of the ways to make sure the process goes quickly and smoothly.

Copying the Project

  1. Log in to the Course Evaluation tool.  User can login via Canvas or directly at  If you don't have an Course Evaluation account, read this article.
  2. Select CES Administrator from the Student/Respondent drop down if the administrative dashboard isn't displayed.  
  3. Click on Project from the top menu bar.
  4. Locate the project to copy from the Most Recent section and select the Copy Icon.
  5. On the pop-up that appears, change the name for the new semester, and then un-check courses and students/instructors and then select Copy.

Changing Project Properties

  1. The new project should open automatically, it can be re-opened later on the projects screen.
  2. Scroll to the top of the project properties screen, or select project properties from the breadcrumbs, and change the project start and end date for the new semester.
    • These dates are the times when students can take the evaluation and represent the only information that must change on this screen.
  3. Select Courses from the top breadcrumbs.
  4. Select Canvas from the section labeled Data Import.
  5. Sync the most recent courses and then search for and add your courses.
  6. Select the Communications tab and modify any email communications to the new dates and times.
  7. All of the other steps are not needed, as they will be completed by the copy or the course import (users are imported with courses)
  8. Select the Deploy breadcrumb and select the deploy project button.

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.


Article ID: 110591
Mon 6/22/20 3:45 PM
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