Online Campus

Notifications

The Notifications tool enables you to:

  • Receive instant notifications about dropbox deadlines, discussion messages, and news updates.
  • Subscribe to a summary of activity for each course and receive a daily email about recent news items and information updates from the Updates widget.
  • Receive a daily summary about quizzes, discussion messages, new emails, and dropbox deadlines.

Access the Notifications tool

Do one of the following:

  • From My Home, click the Notifications link in the My Preferences widget.
  • From Course Home, click the notificaitons icon Notifications icon in the News widget.

 

Set up an email contact method

  1. On the Notifications page, click the Enable email notifications link.
  2. Select your email. If you select Use custom email, enter your email address in the custom email field.
  3. Click Save.

 

Set up a mobile contact method

  1. On the Notifications page, click the Register your mobile link.
  2. In the Register Your Mobile form, select your Country, select your Mobile Carrier, and enter your Mobile Number.
  3. Click Save.
  4. After you receive a registration confirmation code on your mobile device, enter it in the Confirmation Code field.
  5. Click Confirm.

 

Subscribe to a summary of activity

Note: You must set up your email contact method before you can subscribe to a summary of activity.

  1. On the Notifications page, select from the drop-down list How often? you want to receive a summary of activity. Select from the At what time? drop-down lists when to receive your daily email.
  2. Click Save.

 

Subscribe to instant notifications

  1. On the Notifications page, beside each instant notification option listed:
    • Select the Email IconReceive email notifications check box to enable email notifications.
    • Select the Miblie Phone Icon Receive SMS notifications check box to enable SMS notifications.
  2. Click Save.

Note: Go to the Discussions tool to subscribe/unsubscribe to a topic.

Exclude courses from notifications

  1. On the Notifications page, click the Manage my exclusions link.
  2. Click the exclude course iconExclude icon beside each course you want to exclude, or click Exclude All Courses to stop all course notifications.
  3. Click Close.

Restore excluded course notifications

  1. On the Notifications page, click the Manage my exclusions link.
  2. Click the Include Arrow Icon Include icon beside each course you want to receive notifications from, or click Clear course exclusions to restore all excluded courses.
  3. Click Close.