Announcements are a great way of communicating a message to your entire class of students within a Blackboard Course. They can be used to post time-sensitive material like when assignments are due and exam schedules as well as general information like room changes and events.
Frequently asked questions
How do I create an Announcement? (Original Course)
Announcements appear in the order you post them. The most recent announcement appears first.
If you choose Not Date Restricted, the announcement is visible until you remove it.
If you choose Date Restricted, select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Provide the date and time restriction settings. To display an announcement from a date forward, select the Display After check box and provide a date and time, but don't select the Display Until check box.
How do I edit or delete an Announcement? (Original Course)
To edit or delete an announcement, select Edit or Delete in its menu. The delete action is final and irreversible.
Can I reorder Announcements? (Original Course)
Yes you can reorder the position of announcements on the announcements page.
What type of content can I use in an Announcement? (Original Course)
You can use a wide variety of content in Blackboard announcements. These include:
Can I post the same Announcement to multiple courses? (Original Course)
Yes you can using the Qwickly tool. To find out how to do this click here.