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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers by William Rice

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Posting announcements

By default, announcements appear on a student's home page. Announcements can be accessed from several places on the page. In this example, you can see that the Announcements tool is available under the Student Tools menu. Announcements are also available in the What's New block, where the Announcements block is displayed, as shown in the following screenshot:

Posting announcements

Once the student is inside our demonstration course, he/she will notice that the course also has an Announcements block on the course's Homepage, as shown in the following screenshot:

Tip

Why you should add the Announcements block to your course's home page

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