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Announcements allow you to post timely information to your students.  Announcements are ordered by date created: If you post a new announcement, it will be stacked on top of the last one and so on.


  • Set Edit Mode to ON
  • Navigate to the Announcement tool:
    • Select Announcements from the Course Menu OR
    • From the Control Panel
      • Select Course Tools
      • Select Announcement
  • Select Create Announcement
  • 1: Announcement Information
    • Enter a subject in the Subject field.
    • Enter the announcement text in the Message field.
  • 2: Web Announcement Options
    • Duration: Select either Not Date Restricted or Date Restricted
      • Not Date Restricted: The Announcement will display to students for the duration of the course.
      • Date Restricted: The Announcement will display to students for the duration of the Display After and Display Until selected dates/times.
        • Select Date Restrictions: Choose the Display After date/time and/or the Display Until date/time
          • Note: If no Display After date/time is selected the announcement will not be visible to students the next day. Display Until date, the announcement will not be visible to students after the selected date.
      • Email Announcement: Select the check box to email a copy of the Announcement to students in the class.
        • Note: If you edit an Announcement and you do not uncheck this option, the Announcement will be emailed a second time.
  • Optional: 3: Course Link
    • Create a Course Link in your announcement to a course area, for example, to the Syllabus.
    • Select the Browse button
    • Locate and select the course area that you want to link to
  • Select Submit
  • A green confirmation bar appears: “Success: Announcement created.