Blackboard About the Dashboard
For all users, each Course contains a Notification Dashboard specific to that Course. Instructors can customize the notifications that appear on this page, as well as opt to have email notifications sent to their account.
The Notifications Dashboard contains four basic modules that give information to users based on their enrollment and their role in the system. Users can navigate to individual items to take action.
The page displays these modules:
- Needs Attention - Displays all items in a course that require some type of interaction.
Instructors, TAs, and Graders see assignments, tests, and surveys that have been submitted.
- Alerts - Displays past due and early warning notifications for all courses.
Instructors, TAs, and Graders see the users in each course that have past due items and who have generated early warning messages. Links are provided to email students and view early warning system rules.
Students see any assignments, tests, or other items that are past due and any early warning messages received.
- What's New - Displays a list of new items in all relevant courses and organizations.
Instructors, TAs, and Graders see any new assignments that have been submitted, tests that have been submitted, new discussion board posts.
Students see new discussion board posts, new grades posted, new content that is available.
- To Do - Displays the status (Past Due/Due) of relevant course work and tasks.
Students see any grade items that have listed due dates in two categories, what is past due and what is due in the future. Links to relevant course items are provided.