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How do I add an image to the Course Cards on the Dashboard?

This guide and video will walk you through adding an image to the colored Course Card that you and students see on the Dashboard. You can follow this guide or watch the video linked here.

This video guide made by Todd Conaway at UW Bothell is captioned:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zC9U-hbfcBo

Canvas

Canvas

Log into Canvas and click on the course you want to add the image to

Course Settings

Course Settings

Click on Settings

Image

Image

Under the Course Details, click on Choose Image

Pick an image

1)  To load an image of your own, you can Drag and Drop it or browse your computer  ***You may have to edit your image to fit the frame***

2)  You can do a search through Flickr for an image if you don't have one  **Keep in mind that people sometimes remove their images from Flickr***

Your image

Your image

Your image is now loaded.  You have the option to Remove it or Change it.

New Dashboard

New Dashboard

Your image now will display in the Dashboard.  It will be washed a little with the color of the box.

The color along the bottom is the color that matches in the Calendar and the color of the Text for assignments listed for you course in the Calendar.  Please do not set the color to White.  Or the text will not be seen in the Calendar.

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