Notifications Dashboard

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The Notifications Dashboard contains customizable notification modules (or boxes) with links to course items or course information that have been changed, submitted, created, or that have impending due dates based on user enrolment and their role in a Blackboard course and organization. 

Users with multiple enrolments will receive information in modules for all of their classes and organizations.  Users with multiple roles will receive information in modules for all their roles.
 

  1. Log in to the Portal

    N.B. It may take a moment to load the web page. 
     
  2. Click Notifications Dashboard (top left of your My Page)
    Click an item to view a notification item. Clicking on the number will navigate you to the related area. It will be removed once the unread posts or entries are viewed.


Module Display & Description


  1. Alerts 
    N.B. The item will be removed when a student submits the item. 

    a. The Past Due area displays any Assessment, Assignment, or Survey that has past its Due Date that has not been submitted by the student. 
    The Early Warning System area displays any rule that the student has violated. Early Warning System rules can be created by the Instructor.
     
  2. To Do 
    N.B. Notifications included in this module are only visible by users with a Student or Participant role in Blackboard courses and organizations. 

    a. The What's Past Due area in the To Do module displays any Assessment, Assignment, or Survey that has past its Due Date and has not been submitted by the student. Click All Items to display the date that is past due. 
    b. The What's Due displays information about any Assessment, Assignment, or Survey that contains a Due Date.
     
  3. What’s New
    The What’s New module displays the number of unread posts or entries for Communication tools such as:
    • Blog entries
    • Journal entries
    • Discussion Board posts for each forum



    What’s New also displays any updated, submitted, or created items, such as:

    • Tests
    • Assignments
    • Announcements
    • Surveys
    • Marks displayed in My Grades (this item is only visible by Students)
  4. Needs Attention
    N.B. Notifications included in this module are NOT visible  by users with a Student or Participant role in Blackboard courses and organizations, and will always display the message “No Notifications”  for these roles.

    Only those with Instructor or TA roles can view information in this module.

    This module displays any item submitted online by a student including Tests, Assignments and Surveys by a student for review or grading by the Instructor.