Yes, we recommend you to sign off every announcement you post. The reason for this is that when announcements are sent via email and students read them from their inbox, Canvas does not specify who the sender is. The details of the sender can only be viewed if the announcement is being read from within Canvas.
You can close an individual announcement from comment, or you can disable comments for all announcements in a course.
Announcements allow you to post messages to students and staff in your course. You can also optionally receive responses to posts, via replies or likes, essentially enabling a simple polling or acknowledgement function. In addition to the announcement posts within a course, users can receive notification based on their personal notification settings, including via RMIT email, alternate email and or SMS … Read More
You can add links in your announcements directly to content, assignments or course sections by using the content selector to the right of the rich text editor. Check out the following guides for further help. How do I add content to an announcement in a course? How do I insert links to course content into the Rich Content Editor using … Read More