Sapling Learning > Announcements

Document created by Digital Support on Jan 25, 2017Last modified by Digital Support on Oct 3, 2017
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If your course uses the Calendar feature, you can add events/announcements to your calendar to remind your students of upcoming important dates. To edit the calendar, click the month and year at the top (i.e. July 2017).



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Click the New Event button.



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You will then be asked to select the Type of Event.

  • User event: This event is specific to you and will only show up on your calendar. No students will see it.
  • Group event: This event will show up on the calendar for all members of the group you select. 
  • Course event: This event will show up for all participants in your course.


Once you select the event type using the radio button above the selection, click OK.



On the following page:

  1. Enter the announcement's name and description. (The name will be displayed in the Upcoming Events block as a link to the calendar where the description is displayed.)
  2. Below the description enter the Date and time of your announcement/event.
  3. Enter the Duration of the announcement/event or select Without Duration.
  4. If this will be an event that repeats, select Repeat weekly, creating altogether ___ events. Enter the number of weeks the announcement should repeat.
  5. Click Save changes.

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