Can I set my Canvas up to send regular notifications to my email when students in my class submit or respond to a discussion post?
Yes you can. Let me start with the general guide for notifications How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as an instructor?
Specially for Discussions; you'll want to check to send notifications for both options listed like as below.
But, there is a little more. The top option will let you know if anyone creates a discussion in your course. The bottom one will notify you about any posts, but only for discussions you are subscribed to! When you create a discussion you are subscribe automatically, but for discussions that others create in your courses you will want to subscribe to them. This is especially important if you copy a course from one term to another since you are not automatically subscribed in the new copy of a course, even if you created the discussion initially in a previous version of a course.
How do I subscribe to a discussion as an instructor?
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