Personalizing the "Look" of Your Blackboard Course
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Personalizing the "Look" of Your Blackboard Course

Learn the basics of how to customize the interface of your Blackboard course. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn basic interface design principles and have the opportunity to create a customized course banner and buttons for use in their own Blackboard course. Prerequisites: basic computer skills and attendance at the Blackboard I: Introduction to Blackboard workshop or previous experience using Blackboard.

These resources are supplementary to the workshop entitled, "Personalizing the 'Look' of Your Blackboard Course" offered by the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center of NIU. Click here to view a listing of current programs.



  • Starter Banners - Central Washington University (Site no longer exists)
    A collection of banners which can be personalized.
  • Free Online Logo / Banner Creation Tool
    Primitive, yet useful tool for those with no graphic editing background or software.
  • Blank Blue Banner
    Click on the link above and then right-click on the banner image and select "Save Picture As" to save


Last Updated: 05/01/08