Following feedback from students and staff, the guidance on setting up notifications has been updated.
Notifications allow you to select how and when you want to be notified when various events occur within a course. You can edit your preferences for many areas, including Course Activities and Discussions, and can choose to receive them via email or mobile. For each area, you can choose to be updated immediately, receive a daily summary (typically sent at 6pm), a weekly summary (Saturday 5-7pm) or not at all.
The Notifications section of the staff and student guides to using Canvas at Oxford have been updated.