Activity Stream

See a bird's eye view of activities from all your courses, including grades and due dates, and jump directly into course activities from the list.

On this page:

Overview of Activity Stream

Screen shot of the Activity Stream page in Ultra Base Navigation.
  • See what's due and what needs your attention in your courses.
  • Filter options include Show All, Assignments and Tests, and Grades and Feedback.
  • Click on the entry's course name to go to the course home page.
  • Click on the entry's item name (e.g., Due, Grade Posted) to get more information about that item.
  • Set your preferences for activity stream, email and push notifications.

Changing Stream Notification Settings

You can also change notification settings on your profile page.

  1. Click on the Stream notifications link in the Global Notification Settings section. A new drawer slides out from the right.
  2. Choose which notifications you would like to appear on the Activity Stream page. Options include:
    • Institution announcements.
    • Course and organization announcements.
    • Graded items due.
      • Graded item due soon.
      • Graded item past due.
    • New content.
      • Assessment added.
      • Content added.
    • Grades posted.
    • New discussion.
    • My grades and activity.
      • No recent activity.
      • Grade low or at risk.
      • Grade dropped.
      • Low course activity.
      • Grade increased.
      • Course activity up 10%.
      • Grade in top 10%.
    • New calendar event.
    • New course or organization.
    • Blog activities (entry posted, entry edited).
    • Journal activities (entry posted, entry edited).
    • Wiki activities (page created, page edited, comment posted.
  3. Click Save.

Changing Email Notification Settings

You can also change notification settings on your profile page.

  1. Click on the Email notifications link in the Global Notification Settings section. A new drawer slides out from the right.
  2. Choose the frequency of the notifications:
    • Email me right away.
    • Email me once a day.
  3. Select the items to include in the notification email:
    • New grades and feedback.
    • New messages.
    • New discussion messages.
    • New content added.
    • New and upcoming due dates.
    • Past due items.
    • New courses available.
  4. Click Save.

Changing Push Notification Settings

Push notifications require the installation of the Blackboard mobile app on your mobile device.

You can also change notification settings on your profile page.

  1. Click on the Push notifications link in the Global Notification Settings section. A new drawer slides out from the right.
  2. Choose which activities to push to the mobile app. Notifications for due dates always appear in the app.
    • New content and discussions.
    • New discussion responses.
    • New grades and feedback.
    • New and upcoming due dates.
  3. Click Save. A new drawer slides out from the right.