The announcement tool enables you to create announcement items that help communicate course updates, changes and new information to your students quickly and effectively.

Creating an Announcement Item

  • From the course homepage, click the drop-down arrow beside Announcement
  • Click New Announcement

  • Enter the name of your announcement item in the headline field.
  • Under the content heading, enter the contents of your news item in the HTML Editor.
  • Select start dates and end dates for your announcement.
  • Add any attachments or release conditions.
  • Click Publish or Save as Draft, which will allow you to publish the item at a later date.
  • After your announcement (news) item has been created, you and edit it at any time.

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