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Blackboard: My Messages Module

​When you receive new messages in Blackboard, you will receive notifications in the My Messages module. The My Messages module displays the number of unread messages available in each course you are teaching or enrolled in.

Adding the My Messages Module to Blackboard

  1. Login to Blackboard
  2. a screenshot of the Blackboard login screen
  3. Navigate to the Courses and Information Tab.
  4. a screenshot of the Courses and Information Tab
  5. Click on the Add Module button.
  6. a screenshot of the Add Module button
  7. In the Add Module window, scroll down until you find the My Messages module.
  8. a screenshot of the Add Module menu
  9. Below the My Messages module, click the Add button.
  10. a screenshot of the My Messages module with the Add button
  11. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Ok.
  12. a screenshot of the OK button
  13. The My Messages module should then appear as a module item in the Course and Information area.

Adding the My Message Module to a Course (faculty only)

  1. Enter the course in which you would like to add the module.
  2. Locate the Home Page of the course. Note: You might have renamed the page, but for this example it is under Home Page.
  3. a screenshot of the Home Page
  4. Click on the Add Course Module Button.
  5. a screenshot of the Add Course Module button
  6. In the Add Module Window, scroll down until you find the My Messages module.
  7. a screenshot of the Add Module menu
  8. Below the My Messages module, click the Add button.
  9. a screenshot of the My Messages module with the Add button
  10. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click OK. The My Messages module should then appear a module in the Course Home Page.

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Last updated 11/21/2019 8:17 AM