How do I post an announcement in the News forum?

You will learn how to post an announcement to the News forum in your course in TITANium.

The News forum is a powerful communication tool automatically included in the top section of your course. The News forum is set so that only you, as the instructor, can post an announcement. All students are subscribed to this forum, and therefore, receive an email every time you create a new post. Students cannot reply to the emails they receive.

You can hide, delete, or rename the News forum to suit your teaching style.

1. Enter your course in TITANium and click on the News forum link.

Enter your course in TITANium and click on the News forum link.

2. Click on Add a new topic.

3. Write your Subject and Message.

In the Message text box, you may include text, hyperlinks, images, video, etc. However, students will only be able to see images, video and other media (and file attachments) when they are logged in to the course and have clicked on the News forum link from the course main page.

The email they receive will only include formatted text (including hyperlinks).

Write your Subject and Message.

4. Click on Post to forum.

Click on Post to forum.

5. The announcement is posted immediately.

The announcement is posted immediately.

Students will receive an email approximately 30 minutes after you have posted your announcement.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to post to the News forum in your course in TITANium.

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