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Notification Categories

Notifications are divided into several categories, each of which corresponds roughly to a Blackboard Learn subsystem. This 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

Grading Needs Reconciliation
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