How do I require students to post to an Announcement before they see replies?

Canvas recently introduced a new page design called the New Canvas User Interface (UI). Depending on your Canvas view, your page design may vary from the images shown in this lesson. However, the functionality and location of the components remain the same.

You can require students to post to an announcement before they can see replies.

Open Announcements

Open Announcements

In Course Navigation, click the Announcements link.

Add Announcement

Add Announcement

Click the Add Announcement button.

Create Announcement

Create Announcement

Type a title for the announcement in the topic title field [1] and add content in the Rich Content Editor [2]. Click the Users must post before seeing replies checkbox [3].

Save Announcement

Save Announcement

Click the Save button.

View Announcement (Student View)

View Announcement (Student View)

Once you add the Announcement, it will show up on the Announcements page. Students will not be able to see replies until they reply to the Announcement.