Moodle - Sending Announcements

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This article describes how to post an announcement in your Moodle course.


Instructors can use the Announcements Forum in Moodle to send important notifications to students. All messages posted in the Announcements Forum are automatically sent to each student's email, and students cannot unsubscribe from these notifications. Students are unable to reply within the Announcements Forum, but can still read posted messages. Attachments to forum posts are not included in email but can be accessed from the Moodle course directly.

Posting an Announcement

1. Login to myPlymouth
2. Select the myCourses tab and the myCourses window appears.
3. In the center column, select your class title from the appropriate semester category in the myCourses channel. You should now be looking at your course's homepage.
4. On the top of your Moodle page, locate and click on the Announcements Forum link

Announcments forum
5. On the next page, click the Add a new topic button

Add a new topic
6. Add a subject and a message to your forum post

Forum post
7. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and check the "Send forum notifications with no editing time-delay" box. This will send an email notification to your students immediately.
8. Click Post to

Post to forum

Need Additional Help?

For additional Training please visit the Teaching & Learning Technologies Training site or contact the ET&S Help Desk team on your local campus. 


Article ID: 2581
Fri 10/2/20 5:07 PM
Mon 1/25/21 12:54 PM
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Plymouth State University (PSU)