Announcements allow instructors to communicate with students about course activities and post interesting course-related topics.
When you login to Ember the first page you will see is your Global Activity Stream. If your instructor has posted any announcements you will see the notifications here.
View Course-Specific Announcements
To view course-specific announcements, select a specific course from your course drop-down menu. Then click on the Announcements link in the Course Navigation Menu.