How do I use Announcements Redesign as a student?
If enabled in your course, you can use Announcements Redesign to participate in course announcements.
Note: If Announcements Redesign is not available in your course, it has not been enabled by your instructor.
To view class announcements, click the Announcements link in Course Navigation.
An announcement displayed in the Announcements Redesign interface includes three sections: the announcements toolbar , the announcement , and announcement replies .
View Announcement Toolbar
The announcement toolbar will remain at the top of the screen when you are viewing announcement replies.
To search for replies or specific authors, enter your terms in the search field .
To filter replies, click the Filter drop-down menu . You can filter by all replies or unread replies.
To sort replies by newest or oldest, click the Sort button . To return to the top of the announcement, click the Top button .
The announcement includes important information about the announcement, including the announcement title  and description .
You can also view the name of the author , the date and time the announcement was published  or edited , and number of replies .
View Announcement Replies
View Rich Content Editor
When creating or editing announcements or replies, you will enter and edit your content using the Rich Content Editor. The Rich Content Editor allows you to format text, link text to course or external content, insert media, attach files, and @mention course users. Learn more about using the Rich Content Editor.