Announcements permissions

Setting

Allows users to

Users will see

Also required

Applicable org unit types

See Announcements

View Announcements items

The Announcements link on the course navbar

The Announcements widget on the course homepage

N/A

Any

See Post-dated Announcements

See Announcements items that are not meant for release until a later date

Post-dated Announcements items (indicated by the “future” caption next to the date)

See Announcements

Any

See Past Announcements

Search and view past Announcements items

Past Announcements items

See Announcements

Any

Add/Edit/Delete Announcements

Create, edit, and remove existing Announcements items

The New Announcements Items option in Announcements widget menu and the Edit option in the Announcements item's context menu

See Announcements

Any

Add Post-dated Announcements

Specify a release date on which new Announcements items are visible to others

Start Date, End Date, and Time drop-down lists when creating Announcements items

See Announcements

Add/Edit/Delete Announcements

Any

Add/Edit/Delete Global Announcements

Create Announcements items that are visible to all users in the organization

The Global Announcements link in the Admin Tools menu

See Announcements (at the organization level)

Organization

Attach/Remove Release Conditions on Announcements

Add release conditions to Announcements items and remove existing conditions

The Additional Release Conditions section when creating or editing an Announcements item

See Announcements

Add/Edit/Delete Announcements

Any

Change Display Author Information Setting

Allows users to choose to display author information in announcements they create or edit.

The Display author information check box in the New/Edit Announcement page

Note: If a user does not have the Can Manage Author Information and Settings permission and the d2l.Tools.News.DisplayAuthorInformation configuration variable is turned on, the Display author information check box does not appear and the user's author information displays by default in all new announcements. If a user does not have the permission and the configuration variable is turned off, the Display author information check box does not appear and author information does not appear in new announcements.

See Announcements

Add/Edit/Delete Announcements

Any

Override Release Conditions on Announcements

See Announcements items even if they do not meet the release conditions

Announcements items in the Announcements widget and on the Announcements search page even if release conditions are not met

See Announcements

Any