This is a forum that is automatically generated in each Blackboard Open LMS course.
Steps in Snap: Course Dashboard > Edit blocks > Add a block > Latest news
Steps in other themes: Turn editing on > Add a block > Latest news
- Instructors and administrators can rename it.
- All participants in the course are subscribed by default. Usually, only teachers and administrators can post to this forum.
- The standard student role may not post new announcements or reply to announcements.
- It is usually used for important announcements like due date reminders, changes in the syllabus, and class cancelations.
- If the Latest news block is added to themes other than Snap, users see a list of the posted announcements in the sidebar.