Create an Announcement

  1. In Course Navigation, click the Announcements link.
  2. Click the Add Announcement button.
  3. Type a title for the announcement in the topic title field and add content in the Rich Content Editor.

Notes: By default, Canvas will send your announcement to all sections within your course. To select specific sections for your announcement, click the Post to drop-down menu and select sections from the list provided.  

Note: If your course does not have sections, Canvas will still show the All Sections option, and all course users can view the announcement.

  1. To add an attachment to your discussion, click the Choose File button.
  2. If known, enter the copyright holder information in the Copyright Holder field.
  3. To save your usage right settings, click the Save button.
  4. Click the Publish button.