How do I use the Announcements Index Page?
You can view all your course announcements in the Announcements Index Page. As an instructor, you can also create announcements and modify announcement settings.
In Course Navigation, click the Announcements link.
View Announcements Index Page
The Announcements Index page is designed with global settings at the top of the page , followed by the individual announcements .
View Announcements Global Settings
Global settings include searching for an announcement  and filtering unread announcements . You can also view the announcements RSS feed , add a new announcement , and add an external feed .
Announcements are listed in reverse chronological order with the newest appearing first and the older Announcements appearing towards the bottom.
Each announcement includes the name of the announcement , the name of the person who posted the announcement , whether a discussion has an enabled podcast feed , the last announcement post/reply date , and the number of unread/total replies in the announcement . If an announcement includes a lock icon, the announcement has been closed for comments .
Note: If an announcement doesn't include a name and/or user image, the announcement has been copied from a previous course import.
To apply a bulk action, such as locking or deleting, click the checkbox next to the announcement . To close all selected announcements to comments, click the Lock button . To delete all selected announcements, click the Delete button .