News Items are a convenient way to learn about upcoming events, due dates, etc. They appear in the News widget on the Course Home page.
Note: If your professor has not entered any news items, you will see the "There is no news to display" message when you enter the course.
Dismissing a News Item
- In the News widget on the Course Home page, click on the dismiss button at the far right of the news item you wish to dismiss.
- The news item no longer appears in your view of the News widget on the Course Home page.
Note: When you Dismiss a news item, you are not deleting it! You are only hiding it from your own view on the Course Home page. The news item is still available in the News Widget Tool.
Restoring a News Item
- Enter the News Tool by clicking on the dropdown arrow in the News Widget, and click Go to News Tool.
- Click on the dropdown arrow to the right of the news item you wish to restore, and click Restore. The news item is now visible on the Course Home page.