Instructor Notification Recommendations
Within Canvas @ Yale, you have specific notifications that you can modify to determine how frequently you receive email notifications from your Canvas @ Yale course site. For details about each notification setting, please refer to the vendor's Canvas Notifications documentation.
Notifications received from Canvas to your email address will come from "Course Name <firstname.lastname@example.org>" email alias.
For instructions on how to change your notification preferences, please refer to the help articles below.
- Account-level Notifications: How do I Modify the Default Notification Settings?
- Course-level Notifications: How do I Modify the Course-Level Notification Settings?
Remember that Course-level notifications override Account-level notifications.
In order to ensure that you are receiving all types of communication from the students, we recommend you to modify the following notifications:
|Notification Type||What functionality is covered||Recommended Notification|
|Announcement Created by You||Announcements created by you, and replies to announcements you've created
|Submission Comment||Assignment submission comment
Account-Level Setting ONLY
|Added to Conversation||You are added to a conversation
|Conversation Message||New Inbox messages||Notify Immediately
|Conversations Created by Me||You created a conversation (sent message)||Notify Immediately
|Student Appointment Signups||Student appointment sign-up
|Appointment Signups||New appointment on your calendar||Notify Immediately
|Appointment Cancellations||Appointment cancellation||Notify Immediately
|Calendar||New and change items on your course calendar||Notify Immediately
For more help, please contact email@example.com.