Announcements is notification system in a course. Messages are created and emailed out to all users. Note that all emails sent out of Blackboard are sent to student’s AUT email. If students want to receive emails to personal email, a forward from their AUT mailbox has to be set up. Informatoin can be found at Student email – Forwarding Rules in Office 365 Outlook.
How to add an announcement
How to attach an image
Due to a known issue with Blackboard, this method will ensure users are able to view images.
Note that when using the “Send a copy of this announcement immediately” option, announcement email sent out will include who ever click the submit button’s email address instead of firstname.lastname@example.org.