Thank you, Krista Falcone, for putting this together!
I tested this out with my advisees last week, and, so far, it seems like a great way to keep tabs on my kiddos’ work. If you set this up, you may start to get notifications from your advisees’ courses; to change that, you’ll need to go into those courses and turn off notifications for the individual course (not under your general notifications settings). See screenshots below.
First, navigate to “All courses” – you’ll see every course and see your status in that course:
Choose one in which you are an Observer. On the front screen of that course you will see “View Course Notifications” on the right:
Click that, and you’ll see a toggle switch at the top. Turn it off: