How to communicate with students in Blackboard – Part 2 Course Messages

There are three ways to communicate with your students in Blackboard announcements, course messages, and email. Please keep in mind there are many areas of Blackboard that use the email feature; announcements, retention center, grade center, and the send email tool. We will look at Course Messages in this issue of Chalk It Up!

 Course Messages:

  • This feature is an internal private communication tool.       The messages stay within the course.
  • The advantage of this feature is content always remains within the course.
  • The disadvantage is faculty and students must go into Blackboard to view any course messages.
  • Video on how to send course messages:

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