Announcements allow instructors to communicate with students about course activities and post interesting course-related topics. Announcements are designed to allow instructors to broadcast information out to all members of a course or to all members of sections within a course.
To create a new announcement in your Canvas course:
Additional tips may also be found in the Canvas Instructor guide to Announcements or in the video below.
Important! Canvas Announcements are a standard part of Canvas and do not require a separate technology statement in your syllabus.
View and filter announcements in your Canvas course by clicking the Announcements link in the course menu. You can also receive new announcements via Canvas notifications, view announcements on the Recent Activity Dashboard or in the To Do list.
Interested in discovering new ways to use Canvas in your teaching? Or, want to learn best practices? Attend a CanvasLive session led by faculty/staff.
Announcements are built into Canvas and do not require a separate sign-on. There is no additional fee for ISU faculty or students to use the Canvas Calendar or Scheduler tools.
The Canvas Calendar and Scheduler tools are supported by Instructure. Use one of the following channels to connect with their 24/7 support:
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The July 17, 2021 Canvas Release discusses the addition of maintenance windows and the removal of deprecated features.
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Visit the Instructure (Canvas) News Room, learn about recently added features or check the current Canvas status.