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How to Post an Announcement (News item)

The News widget on the course homepage in D2L allows instructors to post messages, announcements, and important information to students.

How to post an announcement (News item) in a course in D2L:

Note:  You may want to type your message in Word first, then, copy and paste it into your course.

  1. Log into D2L and select a course.

  2. Select Create a News Item within the News widget 
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    or select the action button (down arrow) to the right of News and select New News Item.
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  3. Enter a Headline. Enter or copy and paste the Content for your message.  All other settings can remain on the default.

  4. Select Publish.

The written tutorials and video simulations on the D2L Solutions site are developed and brought to you by the

Faculty Development and Innovation Center

phone 217-581-7051 :: email :: web 

Contact the FDIC for questions about the tutorials, to suggest topics for new tutorials, or to schedule a consultation appointment.  The FDIC staff can recommend integration solutions using D2L and other instructional technologies for your online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses.

For Help with D2L

Call 217-581-HELP (4357), email, or
contact the Instructional Support Specialist (ISS) for your department.

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