Add/Edit/Delete an Announcement

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Adding an announcement

To add an announcement:

  1. Navigate to the Announcements tool in your Isidore course site.
  2. Click Add.
  3. In the text box next to "Announcement title", type the subject of your announcement.
  4. In the text box under "Body", use the rich-text editor to create and format the body of your announcement.
    Note: Pasting text into the rich-text editor should preserve most formatting, but some types of formatting, such as colored text, may need to be added manually in the editor after pasting.
  5. Under "Access", select how to display your announcement:
    • Only members of this site can see this announcement: the announcement would be viewable by all site participants.
    • This announcement is publicly viewable: the announcement would be viewable by anyone visiting the site in the Site Browser.
    • Displays this announcement to selected groups only: the announcement is visible only to the sections or groups you specify. Use the checkboxes to choose which groups or sections can view the announcement.
      Note: If you don't see the Displays this announcement to selected groups only option, no groups or sections are associated with your site; see Manage Groups.
  6. Under "Availability", select Show to release your announcement or Hide to hide it, or select Specify Dates, and then select a beginning date and/or ending date for the announcement's visibility.
    Note: If you choose to specify dates, any email notifications will be sent out on the specified beginning date.
  7. Under "Attachments", you can attach a file from your local computer or from Resources, or specify the URL for a file on the web.
  8. You can choose to have your announcement emailed to participants in addition to being posted. From the Email Notification section, select the appropriate option:
    • High - All participants (the default setting)
    • Low - Not received by those who have opted out
    • None - No notification
  9. To post your announcement, click Post Announcement.

Editing an announcement

To edit an announcement:

  1. Navigate to the Announcements tool in your Isidore course site.
  2. Under the announcement's subject, click Edit.
    Note: If you don't have sufficient rights to edit a particular announcement, you will not see the option to revise it.
  3. Make the desired changes to your announcement.
  4. Click on Save Changes to update the announcement with your changes. Click on Preview to make sure your changes look okay before clicking on Save Changes.

Deleting an announcement

To delete one or more announcements:

  1. Navigate to the Announcements tool in your Isidore course site.
  2. Under "Remove?", select the announcement(s) you want to delete (by checking the box).
    Note: If you don't have sufficient rights to delete a particular announcement, you will not see a box next to its title.
  3. Click Update.
  4. On the confirmation screen, click Remove.



Return to the main Announcements page