Journal is a tool available at Falmouth University used for building websites, blogs and portfolios. This article will help you create your first Journal.


Video Guide

Accessing Journal

Hyperlink iconLink: To create your first Journal, start by logging into Journal

Note iconNote: Logging into Journal will automatically create you a journal using your username. For example, if your username is tp123459 a new Journal will be automatically created for you called journal.falmouth.ac.uk/tp123459.

Before you get started...

Note iconNote: Whenever you start a new major piece of work, it's good practice - and often a requirement by your course team - to create a new Journal.

Exclamation mark iconImportant: If your new Journal is for a specific module, be sure to follow the specific naming conventions that your lecturer provides.

Creating The New Journal

  1. Now that you have logged into Journal, click My Sites in the navigation banner.Screenshot showing the navigation banner option; My Sites, Falmouth University, Add New, Edit Page.
  2. Next, click Add New.
    Screenshot showing the add new button.

  3. You will then be redirected to a new page where you will need to add a Site Name and a Site Title.
    Screenshot of the empty input boxes for Site Name and Site Title
  4. Next, you’ll need to select your privacy settings. If you’re joining a class – you don’t need to worry about changing this.Screenshot of the privacy options available with Public checked as the default option.
  5. Finally, hit Create Site (at the bottom of the page). If you were successful, you will see a message at the top of the screen that says ‘The site [site name] is yours’. Click on that link to take you to your new Journal!

Question mark iconFurther Support 

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