Downloading & Exporting the Student Database (either scroll down through page or select from one of the following choices)
About Downloading & Importing the Student Database:
NOTE: prior to working with the Student Database ALWAYS create a backup (Control Panel - Manage Course, select "Create Backup")!
Select "Manage Course".
Select "Manage Students".
Under the header for "Options: Records", use the pull down menu and select "Download" and click "Go".
Choose for the separator"Tab" and click "Download".
Select to "Save to disk", and choose a location on the desktop to save the file.
Locate the downloaded file and select to open. Proceed through the wizard, confirming "Delimited" is selected and click "Next".
Confirm "Tab" is selected and click "Next".
Proceed to add additional columns and scores for students (if needed). When done, go to File, select "Save" to overwrite existing file.
Under the header for "Import From File" select the "Browse" button.
To upload the file, click "Browse" again.
Locate the file on the desktop, click once to select, click "Open" and select "Upload".
Select "Tab" for the Separator and click "Import".
For each new column added WebCT will ask what to do with it, select "Create New" from the pull down menu and click "Continue". Proceed to do this for each newly added column.
WebCT confirms columns in the imported file with those it will create in the Student Database, click "Continue".
For all new columns choose the column type, use the pull down menu and choose "Numeric", click "Continue" when done.
The column(s) have been successfully imported.
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