How do I add an image?

You will learn how to add an image to your course in TITANium.

Do not try to copy/paste an image from another website. You should use images that you have permission to use, are in the public domain, or are under Creative Commons license.

First, ask yourself where you want to put the image:

In a textbox (in almost any Activity follows the same process)

Follow these steps to add a course banner to be placed at the top of your course main page.

1. Enter your course in TITANium.

course main page

2. Click on the Gear icon.

gear icon

3. Turn editing on.

The Gear menu reveals the following links: Edit settings, Turn editing on, Filters, Gradebook setup, Outcomes, Backup, Restore, Import, Recycle bin, Reset, and More...

Turn editing on selected

4. Click on Edit and select Edit section.

Click on Edit and select Edit section.

5. Drag the image to the textbox.

 Drag the file to the textbox.

6. Double-click the image in the textbox.

Or, you can click once on the image and then click on the Insert image icon in the textbox toolbar.

Double-click the file in the textbox.

7. Deselect the 'Description not necessary' checkbox.

'Description not necessary'

8. Type a description of the image.

The text description should be meaningful for a student who is using a screen reader in your course.

Type a description.

9. Click on Save image

Click on Save

10. Click on Save changes

Save changes

11. The image now displays on the course main page in the Topic description.

The file now displays on the course main page in the Topic description.
In a Label on the course main page

Follow these steps to add an image to a label.

1. Enter your course in TITANium.

course main page

2. Click on the Gear icon.

Gear icon.

3. Turn editing on.

The Gear menu reveals the following links: Edit settings, Turn editing on, Filters, Gradebook setup, Outcomes, Backup, Restore, Import, Recycle bin, Reset, and More...

Turn editing on is selected

4. Click on Add activity or resource.

 Add activity or resource link is selected.

5. Select Label.

Label radio button is selected.

6. Click on Add.

Add button is selected.

7. If you add text in the Label, click on the spot where you want the image to appear.

the text field is selected.

8. Drag the image file to the textbox.

You can drag and drop an image file to almost any open textbox within TITANium.

File is dragged to textbox.

9. Double-click on the image.

Double-click picture.

10. Type a description.

description field is selected.

11. Select Alignment.

Alignment - right

12. Click on Save image.

Save button is selected.

13. The image now displays in your textbox.

The picture now displays in your textbox.

14. Click on Save and return to course.

Save and return to course button

15. The image now displays on your course main page within the Label.

 picture now displays
•As a file upload on the course main page

Follow these steps to add an image file to your course main page.

1. Enter your course in TITANium.

course main page

2. Click on the Gear icon.

Gear icon.

3. Turn editing on.

The Gear menu reveals the following links: Edit settings, Turn editing on, Filters, Gradebook setup, Outcomes, Backup, Restore, Import, Recycle bin, Reset, and More...

Turn editing on selected.

4. Click on Add activity or resource.

Add activity or resource.

5. Select File.

File radio button is selected

6. Click on Add.

Add button is selected.

7. Type a title.

Type a title in the Name field.

8. Drag the file to the upload area.

Drag the file to the upload area.

9. Select your preference for how the student should view the image file.

The Appearance choices are as follows.

  • Force download (default) will directly download the file to your downloads location on your computer.
  • Embed will display the image on the page with the TITANium blocks and header.
  • In frame will display the image with only the TITANium header.
  • New window will open a new window or tab and display only the image.
  • Open will display the image only. You will need to click on the web browser's back button to return to your course.
  • In pop-up will display the image in a new pop up window. Web browser pop-up blockers will typically block this the first time a user clicks on it.

For this example, Embed has been chosen.

Display is set for Embed.

10. Click on Save and return to course.

Save and return to course button.

11. The icon and title for the image appears on the course main page.

The icon and title appears.
Clicking on the link will display in the web page.
As a file upload in a Folder.

Follow these steps to upload image files to a Folder. Read this guide to learn how to add a Folder.

1. Enter your course and click on the Folder in your course

click on the Folder

2. Click on Edit

Edit button is selected.

3. Drag the file or files to the upload area.

File upload area.

4. Wait until the icon appear, then click on Save changes.

Save changes button is selected.

5. The image files are now in your Folder.

The files are now in your Folder.

Article Summary

You have now learned a few ways to add an image to your course in TITANium.