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Setting your notifications

The Notifications tool enables you to:

  • Receive instant notifications about course activity, such as grades, new discussion posts, upcoming quizzes, dropboxes, and news items. You can also choose to receive instant notifications about ePortfolio feedback and subscription activity.
  • Subscribe to a summary of activity for each course and receive a daily email about quizzes, dropboxes, new emails in Learning Environment, broken links, dropbox submissions, and discussion messages.
  • pecify your preferred email address and mobile number for instant notifications. You can choose a different email address than your system email address. 

Access the Notifications tool

Do one of the following:

  • Click Notifications from your personal menu on the minibar.
  • Click Notifications in the News widget menu.
  • Click Notifications in the My Settings widget.

  • Set up an email contact method

    1. Click Enable email notifications on the Notifications page.
    2. Select your system email or custom email. If you select Use custom email, enter your email address in the text field.
    3. Click Save.


    Subscribe to a summary of activity

    Note : You must set up your email contact method on the Notifications page to subscribe to a summary of activity.

    1. On the Notifications page, select the delivery frequency you want from the How often? drop-down list.
    2. Select when you want to receive your summary from the At what time? drop-down list.
    3. Click Save.


    Exclude courses from notifications

    1. Click Manage my course exclusions in the Exclude Some Courses section on the Notifications page.
    2. Click the Exclude icon beside each course you want to exclude, or click Exclude All Courses to stop all course notifications. You can also use the Search field to find the course you want to exclude.
    3. Click Close.
    4. Click Save.


    Restore excluded course notifications

    1. Click the Manage my course exclusions link in the Exclude Some Courses section on the Notifications page.
    2. Click the Restart notifications icon beside each course you want to receive notifications from, or click Restore excluded courses to restore all excluded courses. You can also use the Search field to find the course you want to restore.
    3. Click Close.
    4. Click Save.