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What are the default Notification settings in bCourses?

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NOTIFICATION

MEANING

FREQUENCY (default)

Due Date

There has been a change in the due date for an Assignment, which includes Assignments, Discussions, or Quizzes

DAILY

Grading Policies

Assignment group weights (percentages) has been changed. 

WEEKLY

Course Content

There has been a change made to the following content:

  • Pages
  • Assignments
  • Quiz

none

Files 

A new file has been added to a course

none

Announcement

A new Announcement has been posted to a course

ASAP

Announcement Created By You

Instructors only
  • Announcements created by you
  • Replies to Announcements you've created

ASAP

Grading

  • Grade is entered or changed
  • An Assignment is un-muted
  • Grade weight has changed

ASAP

Invitation

Invitation to a:

  • Course site
  • Collaboration
  • Group
  • Peer Review and reminder
  • Web conference

ASAP

Submission Comment

Students only

When an someone has entered a comment on your assignment submission.

Daily

Assignment Submissions

Instructors only

An Assignment has been submitted or re-submitted

none

Late Grading

Instructors only

Late Assignment submission 

Daily

Assignment Submission Comment

A comment has been added to an assignment submission 

Daily

Discussion

A new discussion forum has been created in a course

none

Discussion Post 

A new post has been added in a discussion topic that you are subscribed to

Daily

(Inbox) Added to Conversation

You have been added to a conversation/Inbox message

ASAP

(Inbox) Conversation Message

You have received a new Inbox message 

ASAP

(Inbox) Conversations Created By Me

You have created a new conversation/Inbox message

none

(Calendar: Scheduler) Student Appointment Signups

Instructors and Admins only

A student has signed up for an appointment 

none

(Calendar: Scheduler) Appointment Signups

A new appointment is available for sign up

ASAP

(Calendar: Scheduler) Appointment Cancellations

A student has cancelled an appointment 

ASAP

(Calendar: Scheduler) Appointment Availability

Instructors only

A student has changed their appointment slot 

ASAP

Calendar

A new item has been added or changed on your calendar 

none

(Groups) Membership Updates

Students have been enrolled into a group, or have accepted/rejected membership

Administrators only

Pending enrollment has been activated 

Daily

Administrative Notifications

Instructors and Administrators only

Includes:

  • New course enrollments
  • A report has been generated
  • Content has been exported
  • A new account user has been created
  • A new student group has been created

Daily

(Conferences) Recording Ready

A Conference recording is ready to view 

ASAP

 

For more information, please see this Canvas guide: What are the default Canvas Notification Preferences?

For instructions on how to change your Notification Preferences, please see this Canvas guide: How do I set my Notification Preferences?