Banning Boring Announcements!

Announcements are an important tool in promoting regular and effective contact in an online course. But if students aren’t reading your announcements, the time and effort you put into them is to no avail! In this edition of Byte-sized Canvas, we’ll talk about one strategy to make sure your announcements are getting read.

Posted in Articles, Byte-Sized Canvas, Course Design Showcase, Rubric Section A, Rubric Section B.

Passionate about teaching and learning, Helen enjoys showing instructors how to apply best pedagogical practices in Canvas to create dynamic courses that keep their students engaged.


  1. Sweet indeed and spicy announcement title – love it! Thank you for sharing this and encouraging me as a new online instructor to do something fun and keeping student’s engaged. I appreciate your video!

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