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
In your account notification settings there is an option to be notified immediately of an announcement created by you. Make sure that option is selected, and the system will send you the same email copy that the students get. Account > Notifications > Announcements created by you
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
Yes, we recommend you to sign off every announcement you post. The reason for this is that when announcements are sent via email and students read them from their inbox, Canvas does not specify who the sender is. The details of the sender can only be viewed if the announcement is being read from within Canvas.
To start a conversation in Canvas follow the steps below:  Reply to a conversation  Reply-All to a conversation  Archive conversation  Delete a conversation  Forward, star or mark as unread The Course Messages function under Course Tools allows instructors to create and send private and secure messages to course members only The Send Email function allows … Read More