💡 This guide is for Original view courses and organisations. For Ultra view, please visit Ultra: Course Banner guide.
- The minimum recommended size for the banner image is: 1200 x 240 pixels (31.75 cm x 6.35 cm)
- Images with text may not scale well. So consider using abstract images and keep the text centre align
Step 1: In your Blackboard course organisation, scroll down to Control Panel > Customisation > Teaching Style.
Step 2: Towards the bottom of the page, under SELECT BANNER, click on Browse My Computer to locate and upload the image file you wish to use as a banner.
Step 3: Press Submit, and the image will now appear at the top of your course landing page.
Use this Simple PowerPoint banner template to generates a 1200 x 240 pixel image; see the notes on the slide for instructions.
Or follow the steps below to create your own:
Step 1: Open a new presentation.
Step 2: Click Design, then Slide Size and Custom Slide Size.
Step 3: Enter 31.75 cm as width, and 6.35 cm as height.
Step 4: Add images and text to the PowerPoint slide as desired. (keep content centre align).
Step 5: When done, save the PowerPoint file as image (JPEG or PNG).
Step 6: You will see this dialogue box: choose Just this one.
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Page last updated on June 30, 2023 by Asif Muhammad