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D2L - Discussion Alerts

This document provides instructions for getting notifications of updates in specified course discussions on D2L.

Discussion alerts appear in the Message Alerts icon on the black bar at the top right of the page. Subscribing to a discussion topic to get discussion alerts is easily done with these few steps. There are three different ways to do this.

Option One:

  1. From the navigation bar, click Discussions.
  2. A list of forums and topics will appear. Click on the grey star to the left of the forum or topic.
    Grey Star
  3. A new window will appear. Choose to either get discussion alerts added to your summary of activity, or to get an instant notification.
    Include in Summary of Activity
  4. Click Subscribe.

Option Two:

  1. From the navigation bar, click Discussions.
  2. Click the blue title of the discussion topic that you would like to get alerts from.
    Title
  3. A new window will appear. Choose to either get discussion alerts added to your summary of activity, or to get an instant notification.
    Include in Summary of Activity
  4. Click Subscribe.

Option Three:

  1. From the navigation bar, click Discussions.
  2. Click on the Forum title that contains the topic(s) you would like to get notifications on. 
  3. Click the blue Subscribe to the right of the desired topic.
    Blue Subscribe
  4. A new window will appear. Choose to either get discussion alerts added to your summary of activity, or to get an instant notification.

    Include in Summary of Activity
  5. Click Subscribe.

If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or helpdesk@uwosh.edu




Keywords:desire2learn, brightspace, discussions   Doc ID:54707
Owner:Michelle L.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2015-08-05 11:25 CDTUpdated:2015-12-15 13:21 CDT
Sites:UW Oshkosh
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