How do I send a message?
Go to Messages.
Select the Messages tool from the Tool Menu in your site.
Address your message.
Click the To field to expand the course member list. Select the member of the course that you wish to address. You can repeat this step to address your message to multiple recipients.
Tip: You can address a message to all members assigned to a specific role by selecting that role from the list. For example, you can send a message to all instructors by selecting "Instructor Role".
Send Cc. (Optional)
Add Bcc. (Optional)
If you would like to blind copy recipients on the message, click the Add Bcc link to expand this option, and then click in the Bcc address field to select recipients from the list of site participants.
Tip: The Bcc option allows you to send a message to multiple people without the recipients being able to see the other people addressed in the message. Faculty often use this option when emailing groups of students about grade-related issues in order to protect the students' privacy and FERPA rights.
Apply a label.
Enter a message.
Type your message into the Message box.
Tip: There are a variety of tools within the rich text editor to help you format your message. Other features include adding images, video, and emoticons.