I don’t think students received the welcome announcement. What do i do?

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If your welcome announcement was created prior to your course being published and it was NOT set to delayed posting, then your students will not have received an email about the announcement. If this is the case, you can resend the announcement by editing it, selecting delayed posting and set the date and time for some time in the future. … Read More

How to: Add other contact details to Canvas

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Canvas allows you to add extra contact details to your account in order to receive notifications from the system. You may want to do this if you have another email address that you access more frequently than your RMIT email, or you may want to add your mobile phone number for immediate important alerts. Please see How to: Set notification … Read More

Using Gmail, how can I set up a filter that manages the influx of Canvas notifications?

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Put a tick in the checkbox next to an example of the message you want to filter Click the More dropdown button on the top menu bar Select Filter messages like these You need to choose text in the subject line or the body of the email that is specific to that particular type of message. So for Message notifications, … Read More

How to: Set notification preferences in Canvas


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In Canvas you can control how and when the system notifies you about different activities that are happening in your courses. Default notification come by email, but you can change that to include SMS or a number of other web services. Features: However it differs in that: How do I set my Canvas notification preferences? If you have any examples … Read More