The Blackboard Manual


Blackboard TEL Guides

Edit Content

You are free to edit any existing content within any Blackboard Item. This includes the default Welcome message that appears on all newly created courses.

It is recommended that you change this message as soon as possible, to advise students that the course is using Blackboard, as well as providing additional information such as:

  • The name of the module leader
  • A contact email address
  • Office hours (if applicable)

Page control needed

The Options menuThe options menu button

Set up a tool

Edit the Welcome page

  1. Hover your mouse over the Welcome item on the Welcome page until it is highlighted and click on the Options menu (a small circle with a chevron) appears to the right of the title Click the options button
  2. Choose EditChoose Edit
  3. Delete the default message and replace it with your own content
  4. Click the Submit button to save your changes

See the video example below:

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