What kinds of notifications will show up in my Course Activity Stream?

The Course Activity Stream shows you all of the recent activity from a single course.

Open Course

Open Course

Click the title of the class to open your course. Depending on how your course is set up, the home page may be set to something besides the course stream. To view the recent activity within the course, click the View Course Stream link.

Note: You can view your own recent activity stream by clicking on your name and then the Canvas logo in the Global Navigation.

View Course Stream

Click the View Course Stream link to view the recent activity for the course.

Note: You will not see the View Course Stream link if your Home Page is set to Recent Activity Dashboard.

View Notifications

View Notifications

Some of the notifications that may appear in the Course Activity Stream include:

  • Announcements
  • Assignment Notifications
  • Discussions

You can view the details of each section by hovering in the section area and clicking Show More.

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