With Rumi Announcements, CN Channel admins can send messages to Channel members that will appear at the top of their CN pages using Rumi. Your announcements could be for upcoming campus events, school calendar changes, reminders of deadlines, newly available resources, etc.
To begin, go to your CN Channel, and go to the Rumi tab. Then click "Create Announcement" to make a new Rumi announcement.
First, add a title to your announcement. Then, type the message you want to send out to your users. Next, select a priority level. If the announcement is marked as "Important", it will appear before any other announcements and will have a red-colored title to call for attention. Otherwise, it will be shown chronologically and have a normal black title.
Next, select who will see the announcements. It is broken down by User Status and Course Role. You can also choose to show the announcements to All Channel Members.
Finally, select a start and end time for the announcement. The announcement will be shown to users beginning at the Start Time, and then will stop being shown to users after the End Time.
After all fields are filled in, click Submit to send out the announcement.
After the announcement is created, if it is currently between the Start and End Time, it will be listed as an Active Announcement. Any announcement can also be edited or deleted from this page.
After an announcement's End Time, it will be listed as an Inactive Announcement, and can be set as active again by changing the Start and End Time.
The moment a new active announcement becomes available, it automatically displays on top of the page a user is currently visiting. It could be their Home page, a course or Network page, or an ePortfolio. If this is an Important announcement, it is marked in red and shown first.