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Bb Tip #139: Course Banners

You can personalize your course by adding a banner to your course. A course banner is an image that appears at the top of the course entry point of your course.


Media in Global Perspectives course banner
Example of a course banner image

Follow these steps to do it.

To add a banner:

  1. Click on [Customization] in the Control Panel to expand it.
  2. Click on [Teaching Style].
  3. In the Select Banner options, click the [Browse My Computer] button and navigate to the desired image on your computer. Select the desired image file and click [Open].
  4. Click [Submit].

NOTE: The recommended size for course banner images is 480 X 80 pixels (8 inches X 1.25 inch). You can create a course banner using PowerPoint. Step-by-step instructions are available.

Want more information?

Step-by-step instructions are available [PDF].
Use PowerPoint to create course banner.
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