How do I allow students to like replies in a course announcement?
You can allow students to like replies in an announcement even if students are not allowed to reply to announcements. If an announcement allows liking, users will see a Like icon within each announcement reply. By default, liking is available to all users in the course; however, you can choose to restrict the option to graders only.
The Like icon is enabled on a per-announcement basis and displays once there is at least one reply to the announcement.
You can also like announcement replies as an instructor.
In Course Navigation, click the Announcements link.
Click the Allow liking checkbox.
Set Liking Options
You can also select one additional option when allowing announcement likes.
Only graders can like: select this checkbox if you want to limit the liking functionality to only graders in the course, which means only users with the Edit Grades permission can see the Like link. However, all users will still see the total number of likes for each reply.
Announcement replies are sorted in descending order.
Click the Save button.