Use: Provide instructions to students before a task. The text is viewable to the students; the notes section is only viewable to the instructor.
When editing components, some sections of the component are required for the activity to save. These sections are marked with a yellow star.
Numbered instructions allow instructors to add activity instructions without including a question. Editors tend to use these to include information for using video players and iFrames, add pre-lab reading, or adding scoring guides at the beginning of an activity.
Announcements are similar to numbered instructions. The main difference between announcements and numbered instructions:
Instructions are numbered; announcements are not.
When viewing the activity, announcements appear with a yellow sideline.
You can see these differences below.