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Course Connect - For Faculty & Staff: Customization

Customizing your Course

Below is information about using existing Course Connect tools and resources to customize your course. 


Topics on this page:

Course Image; Topic Images; Aesthetics; Blocks

Course Image

You can add a course image to your Course Connect class. This image will be displayed in the grid on the My Courses page for both students and instructors. 


To adjust your course image, enter the Settings tab below the title of your course. Scroll to the Description section and locate the box labeled Course Image; you will see the screen below:



In this section, you can either drag and drop your image file into the designated Course Image box, or manually upload the file to the image box. If you drag and drop your image, simply scroll to the bottom of the Settings screen and select Save and Display.


For instructions on manually uploading a file, please visit the Basic Course Editing section of this LibGuide.

Topic Images

If you are using grid format (see: Course Formats) you can customize the images that appear in the grid for each topic.

First, enter your course and turn on Edit Mode in the upper right corner of your course. Then use the three vertical dots highlighted below to select Edit Section




On the next page, scroll to the Section Image box and drag and drop your image file into the Section Image box. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Save Changes

If you would like to manually add your image, please visit the Basic Course Editing section of this LibGuide and view the Adding Files Manually box.  


Please see the Moodle video below to learn more about adding blocks to your course. 

You can also visit this Moodle documentation page to learn more; this page contains a list of all available blocks with links to a description of each block. 

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