Pima Community College



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Course Home Page News and Updates

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News

Your instructor is able to send messages to all students by utilizing the Course Home page News widget.

The News widget enables your instructor and administrators to communicate updates, changes and new information to you quickly and effectively. News postings appear in the News widget on course homepages.

News widget on the course homepage

Since this is the first page that you often see when you log in or access your courses, messages placed on the home page are hard to miss!

Example of News widget content

Examples:

Updates and Events

Desire2Learn, through its automated Updates widget, is able to provide a quick glimpse of status of the various communication and assessment course tools.

Updates widget on the course homepage

The Updates widget can display:

Updates widget on the course homepage

Let's look at the Discussion tool next.



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