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Learn@Illinois Moodle - Adding and Removing a Course Dashboard Image

Learn how to add and change the image that appears above your course on the Dashboard. This is visible to both you (instructors) and students.
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Before and after adding a course image:
Sample Course without a course imageSample of a course with a course image

Adding a Course Image

  1. Find an uncopyrighted image on Wikimedia Commons or another site (or use your own!).
  2. Make sure that you are on your course homepage.
  3. In the upper right corner, click the Actions menu gear.
    Actions menu gear
  4. From the drop-down menu, select Edit settings.
    Edit settings
  5. Scroll down to "Course image" and click the Add page icon.
    Add page icon
  6. Click Choose File.
    File picker pop up
  7. Select the desired file from your computer, then click Open.
    Note: Make sure that the file is a .gif, .jpg, or .png.
  8. Click the Upload this file button.
    File picker after image selection
  9. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save and display.
    Save and display button
  10. Check that the image has uploaded by returning to your Dashboard (

Removing a Course Image

  1. Click the Actions menu gear.
    Actions menu gear
  2. From the drop-down menu, select Edit settings.
    Edit settings
  3. Scroll down to "Course image" and click on the image.
    Click on the image
  4. Click Delete.
    Click Delete
  5. Click OK.
    Click OK
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save and display.
    Click Save and display

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Keywordsadd, courses, images, pics, pictures, picture, pic, appearance, boost, dashboard, display, overview, jpeg, png   Doc ID94277
OwnerJacob G.GroupUniversity of Illinois LAS
Created2019-09-03 16:52:29Updated2019-09-06 10:48:39
SitesUniversity of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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