Depending on your role within the Internet Campus Community, you receive various types of announcements:
The school can post announcements to communicate with the entire campus community.
Faculty can send announcements specifically to their class members.
Campus groups can communicate with their group members.
By clicking on the actual announcement link, you can expand the text of each announcement. If you have been given the ability to send announcements, you can view them in your Outbox. Once an announcement's time has expired, it can be either automatically sent to the archive area or deleted.
Click on the Show All Announcements link to display all of the announcements available for viewing in a maximized window.
You will be able to view your Inbox as well as your Outbox (if you have been given the permission to send announcements)
Click on the actual announcement to expand or collapse the text.
This feature will only be available to those who have been assigned the permission to create a new announcement.
Click on the Announcements link from the toolbar to maximize the portlet.
Click on Manage, New Announcement.
Enter a title for your new announcement.
Select the check box next to each role to identify those users who will be able to view your new announcement.
Enter the text for the announcement.
Select the Start and End dates as well as choosing whether the announcement should be archived or deleted when the end date has been reached.
Click the Save button.
Click on the wrench icon and select the Preferences tab.
Your announcements will automatically be configured to display according to the date in which the announcement has been sent.
By selecting this check box, your announcements will be displayed in collapsed view on your main page. You can expand its contents by clicking on the actual announcement link.
Using the drop-down arrow, select the desired number of announcements to have displayed on a single page.