Canvas Notifications Recommendation for Instructor

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Overview


Canvas Notifications with default settings can mute some of the most important things that an instructor needs to know. We recommend you choose "notify me right away/immediately" for the following settings to avoid missing out on important notifications from your students, but you are welcome to update them based on your preferences. 

Setting Recommendation:

Below are a list of Canvas notification settings that should be changed to "Notify immediately":

  • Announcement
  • Announcement created by you
  • Late grading
  • Submission comment
  • Conversation message
  • Conversations created by you



For more details information, check out this tutorial on how to manage Canvas notification setting.