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 How to use your studentcentral module area

 

Get started with using your module's studentcentral area, where you can find course materials, module information, staff contacts and assessment submissions.​

Please see links to further help resources for more in-depth information.

 

 What is studentcentral?

 
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studentcentral is the University of Brighton's virtual learning environment (VLE) and, alongside many other university VLEs, it uses Blackboard software. You will need a university account to access the website. The url is: https://studentcentral.brighton.ac.uk
 
The eLearning team provide a series of short videos to help you get set up with using studentcentral, including: The Homepage; the Studies tab; Notifications and using with mobile devices.
 
The Homepage dashboard provides quick access to your timetable (1), subject guides (2), email (3) and Unicard top-up (5).




 

 What you can find in your module area

 
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MENU ITEM
 PURPOSE/CONTENT
1. ​Dashboard
  • ​Announcements from your tutors and links to new module content
2. Announcements
 
  • ​New and archived announcements which might include information about assessment deadlines, further reading and extracurricular events
3. ​Module Information
  • Statement on the use of the Studentcentral area and what is expected of students in their use of the area
  • Module descriptor
  • Module handbook (if appropriate)
4. Study Materials
​Learning materials provided by the tutors, for example:

    • Handouts
    • Lecture/seminar notes
    • Learning resources
    • Interactive learning activities
    • Reading List
    • Skills training videos via Lynda.com

5. Assessment & Grades

  • Access your module marks and feedback for online assessments after they have been made available by your tutor
  • Turnitin and StudentCentral assignment submission points
  • Assignment submission help
  • Assessment guidelines
  • Guidance on avoiding plagiarism
6. ​Module Contacts
  • ​Staff contact details
7. Module Specification
  • Official documentation of your module specifications
​8. Student Central Help
  • Link to page about using StudentCentral with videos and links to assist you
9. Subject Guides
  • Direct link to your library subject guides for your course
​10. Reading List
  • ​Link to your module's reading list, including ebooks and web articles available via the university's online library
​11. LinkedIn Learning
  • ​Link to LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com) for online software tutorials and more
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