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Creating an Announcement in Canvas

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Announcements are used to let your students know that there is new information related to a course. When you create an announcement Canvas will send a message to all of the students enrolled in that course. 

  1. To create an announcement in the current course. click Announcements in the Course Navigation
  2. Click the Add Announcement button. 
  3. Enter a title for the announcement in the Topic Title box. 
  4. Enter announcement text in the text box. 
  5. Optional: Insert content for the announcement by selecting options in the Insert Content into the Page section. 
  6. Optional: Click the Choose File button to add an attachment to the announcement. 
  7. Optional: Select additional settings for the announcements in the Options section. 
  8. Click the Save button. 
Creating an Announcement in Canvas