How do I use Announcements Redesign as a student?

If enabled in your course, you can use Announcements Redesign to participate in course announcements.

Note: If Announcements Redesign is not available in your course, it has not been enabled by your instructor.

Open Announcements

Open Announcements

To view class announcements, click the Announcements link in Course Navigation.

Open Announcement

Click the name of an announcement.

View Announcement

An announcement displayed in the Announcements Redesign interface includes three sections: the announcements toolbar [1], the announcement [2], and announcement replies [3].

View Announcement Toolbar

The announcement toolbar will remain at the top of the screen when you are viewing announcement replies.

To search for replies or specific authors, enter your terms in the search field [1].

To filter replies, click the Filter drop-down menu [2]. You can filter by all replies or unread replies.

To sort replies by newest or oldest, click the Sort button [3]. To return to the top of the announcement, click the Top button [4].

View Announcement

View Announcement

The announcement includes important information about the announcement, including the announcement title [1] and description [2].

You can also view the name of the author [3], the date and time the announcement was published [4] or edited [5], and number of replies [6].

View Announcement Replies

Announcement replies display below the announcement topic [1].

To view threaded replies, click the # of replies link [2].

Learn how to reply to an announcement.

View Rich Content Editor

When creating or editing announcements or replies, you will enter and edit your content using the Rich Content Editor. The Rich Content Editor allows you to format text, link text to course or external content, insert media, attach files, and @mention course users. Learn more about using the Rich Content Editor.

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