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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers by William Rice

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Chapter 9. Communicating with Students Using E-mails, Messages, and Announcements

Blackboard gives you several options for communicating with your students, as follows:

  • E-mails
  • Messages
  • Announcements

Each of these has a place in your workflow and can fulfill different purposes. This chapter will help you understand these options, and show you how and when to use each method.

In this chapter you will learn how to:

  • Send an e-mail to the external e-mail addresses of your students
  • Send an internal Blackboard message to the students in your course
  • Post an announcement on your students' home page

The difference between e-mails, messages, announcements, and alerts

When you send an e-mail to your students from within a Blackboard course, the e-mail is sent to ...

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