To turn on email notifications, go to your personal menu and select Settings.
Choose Edit Notification Settings. On the next screen, you can choose to change settings for a single course (Edit Individual Course Settings), or for many courses (Bulk Edit Notification Settings). Once you have selected one of the options in this section, you will be presented with a list of the types of notifications available.
Choose the type of notification you with to receive and click the box in the FAR RIGHT for email notification. Click Submit to save your changes.
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