Use the News tool to read instructor messages, course information, and other news updates.

News items appear in the News widget on your course site, but you can also receive instant notifications about postings through email, SMS, and RSS feeds. See Setting your notifications to learn about creating instant notifications for news items.

News help topics

Access the News tool

Do one of the following:

    • Click News on the navbar.
    • Click News in the header of the News widget.

Global News

Global News are items that are sent out by ICON administrators.  Global News Items appear in the same My Home and Course Home pages’ News widget as course-related news items.