Blackboard service pack 8 upgrade brings the ability to control course themes. These themes are pre-built into the system database and are only available for selection. You are not able to design your own themes.
To select a theme:
1. In the upper right hand corner (next to the edit mode button), click on the theme palette icon.
2. Choose the appropriate course theme. Keep in mind that your selection is what all students will see in their view. Some of the themes (esp. bright colors) might be difficult for students to view.