D2L Announcements

Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence

Overview

Announcements are a great way to communicate with your students. They can be used to help guide your students as they navigate your course asynchronously, help them identify which activities to access and complete first, and increase instructor presence.

Video Tutorial - Create an Announcement

 

Creating Announcements in D2L

 Here's how to create an announcement in your course:

1. Click the arrow next to “Announcements” on your course’s homepage.

announcements

2. Click “New News Item” from the menu. 

new news item

 

3. Add a headline.

headline

 

4. Add content for your announcement.

content

 

5. Edit the availability and start date.

availability


6. Add any attachments.

7. Edit release conditions, if necessary.

8. Click “Publish”

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