Bulk Importing to a Course Glossary

  1. From either the Manage Course or Manage Module view, select the Glossary button.
    screenshot of Glossary button highlighted
  2. Click the Import Spreadsheet button.
    Screenshot of Import Spreadsheet Button highlighted

    Note: When uploading a spreadsheet to a course glossary make sure that the first row has "Term," "Long Definition," and "Short Definition" as the column headers.


  3. Click Choose File to select the file to import or click on the .csv or .xls links to use the sample files to create a list of terms and definitions.
    Screenshot of Import Terms button highlighted


  4. Navigate to your file and click Open.
    Screenshot of File Manager window

  5. Confirm the correct file is showing and then click Import.
    Screenshot of Import Terms button highlighted
  6. The terms will now appear in the course glossary.
    Screenshot of uploaded glossary terms.


Bulk Importing to Global Glossary


Note: Only a System Administrator, Course Administrator or Glossary Editor can import terms to the global glossary. 

  1. From the Dashboard, click Settings.
    Screenshot of CourseArc course dashboard with Settings button highlighted
  2. Select Global Glossary.screenshot of Settings menu showing Global Glossary highlighted
  3. Click Import Terms.Screenshot of Import Terms button highlighted
  4. Click Choose File to select the file to import; or click on the .csv or .xls links to use the sample files to create a list of terms and definitions. Then, follow the steps above starting with Step 4.
    Screenshot of Import Terms button highlighted

    Note: When uploading a spreadsheet to the global glossary make sure the first row has "Term," "Long Definition", "Short Definition," and "Tag" as the column headers. The Tag field is only available in the global glossary.



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