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Notification Categories

Notifications are divided into several categories, each of which corresponds roughly to a Blackboard Learn subsystem. The following table lists those subsystems and the notifications that are generated for each.

Notification Categories
Category Notifications
Course Announcements Announcement Available
Assignments Assignment Available
Assignment Due
Assignment Needs Grading
Assignment Past Due
Blogs Blog Needs Grading
Unread Blog Posts
Content Content Item Available
Item Due
Item Graded
Course Course/Organization Available
Course Quota Soft Limits
Course Messages Course Message Received
Discussion Board Discussion Board Forum Needs Grading
Discussion Board Thread Needs Grading
Unread Discussion Board Messages
Journals Journal Needs Grading
Unread Journal Entries
Retention Center Retention Center Rule Details
Survey Survey Available
Survey Due
Survey Overdue
Survey Submitted
Tests Test Available
Test Due
Test Needs Grading
Test Overdue
Wikis Wiki Needs Grading