Message Tab—Use the Message Tab to send private messages across students in your courses.
Select the Menu Tab located in the top left corner of the page.
Select the Messages Tab in the menu bar.
Select the ‘New Message’ Tab in yellow.
Select the ‘Participants’ Tab and scroll down to the student or type their name in the ‘Participant’s box.
Give the message a ‘Subject title’.
Enter the message and submit.
General Discussions—Use the Discussions Tab within each course to communicate with your class. This is a non-graded discussion board allowing for communication to flow across all members assigned to the course.
Click on a course where you wish to communicate via discussions.
Select the ‘Discussions Tab’ in the green header at the top of the page.
Enter your message and select ‘Post’.
Feedback on Learning Activities—Instructors may wish to provide specific communication and feedback within specific learning activities (assessments, assignments, discussions, resources).
Click on a course.
Click on a particular learning activity.
Click on the performance/activity/scoring band located to the right of the student you wish to provide feedback to on the activity.