How to change your Blackboard Course Theme

It is possible to choose from a number of preset “themes” that will change the colours used within your course and in some cases add a background image. These themes have been created and set by the vendor. In some cases the themes may make text difficult to read and so should be chosen and used with care. Be mindful that if you change the theme the change will be seen by all users.

Edit mode

Edit mode

1. Check that Edit Mode is turned ON. This can be switched by clicking ON or OFF.

Course Theme Icon

Course Theme Icon

2. Hover your mouse over the course theme icon.  It is beside Edit Mode and looks like a colour palette.

Choose Theme

Choose Theme

3. Click on the theme of your choice.

Here is a preview of the themes you may choose between (click to enlarge):

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Theme Chosen

Theme Chosen

4. Your course theme has been set. Turn Edit Mode to Off to view the changed background image.