Sending Announcements / Email / Messages to Your Students
Posted by ATC Staff, Last modified by Alexis Milton on 05 September 2019 11:44 AM

Description: Lists options for sending emails/announcements/messages to your students.
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Communicating With Students in Your Classes


There are a number of options for sending announcements to your entire class; below are several options listed in order of preference, with the most effective and efficient options at the top. 

Moodle News Forum (BEST CHOICE)

  • Works from anywhere
  • Very easy
  • Sent to each student's preferred email address per myLane profiles AND posted on Moodle course News Forum
  • News Forum provides central record of all your announcements and allows student to review all previous announcements

Using Moodle News Forum

Moodle QuickMail

  • Works from anywhere
  • Email individuals, groups, or the entire class
  • Sent to each student's preferred email address per myLane profiles
        Using Moodle Quickmail

myLaneCourse Studio [Announcements] Button

  • Very easy
  • Works from anywhere
  • Sent to students' myLane Personal Announcements channel (viewable only through myLane)

Sending email or Announcements through myLane

myLane Course Studio Email Function

  • Works from anywhere
  • Easy
  • Sent to each student's preferred email address per myLane profiles

       Sending email or Announcements through myLane

ExpressLane Class List [Email Class] Button

  • Not recommended because it ONLY works when an email client is configured and working with the browser (usually on campus on a PC)
  • Works ONLY on campus on PC with GW Windows client, or with some other non-web email client set up and running
  • Sent to each student's preferred email address per myLane profiles
Moodle Messaging
  • Learn about Moodle Messaging Here.


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Academic Technology Center
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