We had to make a change to our syllabus so I made some edits in the Syllabus tab and hit "update syllabus" to change it. Do students get notified of changes made to the Syllabus tab?
I believe this is all contingent on the individual users notification preferences. In general, it looks like course changes aren't part of the activity stream, so changes don't automatically notify the user (see the Canvas notifications guide ). I believe they would get notified if the student chose to alter the "Course Content" notification setting to anything other than "Never" (see the How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as a student? guide for more info on that)
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