You can stay on top of things by following the discussion.
Following a discussion means you will receive a notification email whenever someone replies to your comments in a discussion or whenever a new comment is added to the conversation.
Following\ Unfollowing the discussion is done via the Annoto menu.
By default, you will not be notified on new comments.
Following a discussion is by either of the following:
Adding a comment in the Comments space (once you add a comment in the shared comments area in a specific video, you will be notified on replies and new comments created in this video).
Following a video via the Annoto menu
You can follow the video discussion without adding a new comment by clicking the Bell icon in the Annoto menu:
Instructors can choose what they want to follow:
Follow this discussion - means receiving notifications for new comments & replies that are added in this specific video
Follow this group - means receiving notifications for new comments & replies that are added in any of the videos in the course\ channel.
In order to be a follower - the bell should be green. When the following-bells in the menu are clear - no notifications will be received, as can be seen here:
You can enable/disable which notification you will get from Annoto by clicking on “Preferences” in the menu.