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Computing and Information Services (CIS)

enabling the productive use of technologies for teaching, learning, research, administration, and outreach

Announcements & News Forum

July 21, 2016 - July 21, 2016

One way to contact all students in the class is to use the announcement & news forum. Any news items you send to the students will be both: 1) sent to the students' email and 2) listed at the top of the course in the News Forum.

1. Click on Turn editing on

Turn Editing Moodle on


2. Click the Announcements & News forum at the top of the course




3. Click on Add a new topic


Announcements and News - General


4. Type a Subject and Message. Decide if you want to add an Attachment. The Mail now checkbox at the bottom sends the message immediately; otherwise there is a delay to allow time for editing.


Forum edit


Forum edit


5. Finally, click on Post to forum.