Illinois Compass 2g, Instructors, Announcements, How to create an announcement

How do I create an announcement in Compass 2g?

To create an announcement in Compass 2g, do the following:

1. From the Control Panel under Course Tools, click Announcements.

2. From the action bar, click Create Announcement.

3. Provide a Subject and Message.

4. Set the Duration and Date Restrictions for time sensitive announcements.

5. Email Announcements: Check the box if you want your students to be emailed the announcement. Email will be immediately sent to their @illinois.edu email address.

6. There is an option to link to a course area, tool, or item within an Announcement.
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7. Click Submit.

More information can be found at the online tutorial: https://answers.uillinois.edu/illinois/page.php?id=49790.&no_frill=1