Customizing Your Blackboard Course

Users have a variety of ways to customize the look and feel of Blackboard. These customizations will determine what information will appear within Blackboard and are dependent upon each user’s preferences.

Screenshot highlighting the two Home Page customization buttons

Blackboard Course

After logging into Blackboard, you "land" on the NIU tab where users have access to all of their enrolled courses. In addition, the NIU tab is comprised of other modules that gather information about all of a user’s active classes and are driven by Blackboard’s Notification System. These modules can be made visible or hidden by clicking the Add Module link. 

Clicking the Personalize Page link, will allow a user to choose from a variety of color themes.  Once the desired modules have been selected, a user can re-order the modules by a simple “drag-and-drop” technique (click and hold the left mouse button, drag to a new location, and release the mouse). 

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