Create Image

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Create Image allows you to embed images in Blackboard as individual content items on a course page.  You can select these images from 1) your local computer, 2) your Blackboard content collection or 3) the Flickr online image sharing system, using Mashups.

To Add an Image

  1. Hover your mouse over Build Content, then select Image
  2. There are three ways to add images:
    1. If your image is stored on your computer click the Browse My Computer to navitaget to the file.
    2. if your image is stored in Blackboard's content collection click Browse Content Collection to navigate to the file. 
    3. If you would like to search for an image on Flickr hover your mouse over Browse Mashups  then click Flickr Photo. Enter a search term to locate a photo and click the Select button to add it to your course.
  3. Provide a Name for the file.  
  4. Provide a Description of the photo, as necessary.
  5. If a Flickr Photo was used, specify Mashup Options, including: image size and Flickr information.
  6. Select from Standard Options, whether to make the image available immediately or schedule when it will becomes available, and also student tracking.
  7. Click Submit.
  8. Green confirmation screen appears indicating image was added successfully.