About Announcements

Use the Announcements tool to read instructor messages, course information, and other news updates.

Announcements appear in the Announcements widget, but you can also receive instant notifications about postings through email, SMS, and RSS feeds. See Setting your notifications to learn about creating instant notifications for announcements.

Managing Announcements

  • Use the drop down lists in the Sort Order column to select an item's order. Other items automatically reposition themselves according to the new order. 
  • Click Save.

Dismiss an Announcement

Do one of the following:
  • Click the Dismiss icon for the news item you want to hide in your Announcements widget.
  • On the Announcements page, click Dismiss from the context menu of the item you want to dismiss.

Restore a dismissed Announcement

On the Announcements page, click Restore from the context menu of the announcement you want to restore.

NOTE You can click the title Announcements from the Announcements widget menu to view all previously posted Announcements.