[Notifications] Alert message to add for Instructors - A published item is unavailable to students as it's in an unpublished module

Problem statement:

Published items in an unpublished module are not available to students in Canvas. For example, if a student tries accessing a published assignment in another Canvas area (e.g., Assignments), they will receive a message saying the item is unavailable because it's in an unpublished module. Problem: This feature confuses students and instructors.

Proposed solution:

To reduce the confusion, we suggest Canvas add an alert message/feedback for instructors so they can be informed to make the arrangement timely for students to access the item (especially for assignments and quizzes).

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