Documentation:Connect/Send Email (How To)

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You can send messages to external email addresses of individuals or groups that are enrolled in the course using the Send Email tool.

It is also an easy way to communicate with your fellow students or your instructor.

Note:

  • For students, please see How to Update Your Email in the Student Service Centre if you haven't done so.
  • For instructors, please remind course participants to update their emails at the beginning of your course. Anyone who has not updated their email will cannot receive or send emails.

This document will show you how to:

  • Send an email message as an instructor
  • Send an email message as a student
  • Set email details

Videos

Watch the videos on how to send emails.

Send an email message as an instructor

  1. To begin, from the Course Management menu on the left-hand sidebar, click Control Panel
  2. Click Course Tools
  3. Click Send Email
    The Send Email tool can be found under Course Tools.
  4. Select a group to send an email to from the list
    You can send messages to students, teaching assistants, co-instructors, student groups or everyone participating in the course.
  5. If you need to send messages to specific users, click Select Users
  6. Fill out the email details

Send an email message as a student

  1. From the course menu, click Tools
  2. Click Send Email
  3. Select a group to send email to from the list
    Learn9.1Emailgroups.jpg
  4. Fill out the email details

Set email detail

  1. In the Email Information section, select users from the “Available to Select” box to the “Selected” box
    Note: To select multiple users, PC users hold down the control key, while MAC users hold down the command key
  2. Enter in a subject for the email
  3. Type your message
  4. (Optional) Attach a file
  5. Click Submit

A notice will display at the top of the screen indicating the email was sent.