Notifications, via the Notifications
Dashboard, contains four basic modules that give information to users based
on their enrollment and their role in the system.
Notifications in the Blackboard Gateway
Users with multiple course enrollments will receive information
for all their classes and organizations on the Blackboard Gateway page. Users with multiple roles will receive information for
all their roles. Users can navigate to
individual items to take action.
Notifications in a Course Home Page
For all users, each course Home Page contains a Notification
Dashboard specific to that Course. Faculty can customize the notifications that appear on their course Home Page, as well as opt to have email
notifications sent to their account.
The course Home Page
displays these Notification modules:
Displays the status (Past Due/Due) of relevant course work and tasks. Students
see any grade items that have listed due dates in two categories, what is past
due and what is due in the future. Links to relevant course items are provided.
New: Displays a list of new items in all relevant courses and
organizations. Faculty members and TA’s see any new assignments that have been
submitted, tests that have been submitted, new discussion board posts. Students
see new discussion board posts, new grades posted, new content that is
Displays past due and early warning notifications for all courses. Faculty
members and TA’s see the users in each course that have past due items and who
have generated early warning messages. Links are provided to email students and
view early warning system rules. Students see any assignments, tests, or other
items that are past due and any early warning messages received.
Attention: Displays all items in a course that require some type of
interaction. Faculty members and TA’s see assignments, tests, and surveys that
have been submitted.