I need to keep student emails from going to my gmail college account. I receive many emails each day and would like to keep students using "message" in BlackBoard instead.
Have you tried accessing the tool availability link in your control panel, customization area? You can turn off the email function in your course - but be aware ALL email functionality will be turned off, including for you. If there is no tool availably in customizations, ask your system administrator why. That is something that can be withheld by course role.
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