Announcement Tool

  • The ANGEL Announcement Tool

     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS IN ANGEL

    In ANGEL, you have the ability to add announcements to the Course Home Page of your ANGEL Course Web site. This is useful for creating a welcome message for new students, adding a description of the course on the home page or simply updating students about schedule changes or posting a reminder about a due date for an upcoming project or assignment.

    ADDING AN ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE COMMUNICATE AREA

    1. Log into the ANGEL course
    2. Click the 'Communicate' tab
    3. Click the pencil icon next to 'Course Announcements'
    4. From the Announcement Editor, Click 'Add Announcement.
    5. Enter your message in the Announcements text field.
    6. Enter a start and an end date for your announcement. (By default the announcement will appear for a week).
    7. If you have more than one announcement on the Course Home page you can sequence the announcement (e.g. 1-10)
    8. If the announcement is intended for the whole class, but for a particular student or team, you can select this option from the User dropdown menu.
    9. Click the 'Save' button

    ADDING AN ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE COURSE HOME PAGE

    1. Log into the ANGEL course
    2. You should be on the ANGEL Public Home page
    3. Click the pencil icon next to 'Course Announcements'
    4. From the Announcement Editor, Click 'Add Announcement.
    5. Enter your message in the Announcements text field.
    6. Enter a start and an end date for your announcement. (By default the announcement will appear for a week).
    7. If you have more than one announcement on the Course Home page you can sequence the announcement (e.g. 1-10)
    8. If the announcement is intended for the whole class, but for a particular student or team, you can select this option from the User dropdown menu.
    9. Click the 'Save' button

    EDITING OR DELETING AN ANNOUNCEMENT

    1. Log into the ANGEL course
    2. Click the 'Communicate' tab or go to the 'My Announcements' area as described above.
    3. Click the pencil next to 'Course Announcements'
    4. Follow the steps below to edit or delete the announcement.

    To Edit:

    1. From the Announcement Editor, Click the 'Edit' button next to the announcement you want to change.
    2. Make the changes to the message, and Click the 'Save' button

    To Delete:

    1. From the Announcement Editor, Click the 'Delete' button next to the announcement you want to remove from the Welcome page.
    2. You will get a confirmation that the announcement has been deleted.