feature contains four default modules: What’s New, To Do, Alerts, and Needs
Notifications in the Blackboard Gateway
Students who are enrolled in multiple courses will
receive information for all their classes and organizations on the Blackboard
Gateway page. Students can navigate to individual items to take action as
Notifications in a Course Home Page
For all students, each course Home Page
contains a Notification Dashboard specific to that course. The faculty for
each course can customize the notifications that appear on that course Home
Page as well as choose to have email notifications sent to the accounts of
the students enrolled in that course.
Description of the Four Modules:
This displays a list of new items in all relevant courses and organizations.
Students see new discussion board posts, new grades posted, and any new content
that is available.
This 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. The links to relevant course items
are available in this module.
Displays past due and early warning notifications for all courses. Students see
any assignments, tests, or other items that are past due and any early warning
Needs Attention: This displays all
items in a course that require some type of student interaction.
While some Notification settings are set for the
course by the faculty responsible for that course, students do have some
freedom to customize certain settings as they see fit. Students can edit Notification settings by clicking on the
Edit Notification Settings button
available for all four modules.