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Research Academy for Integrated Learning (RAIL)

Location: Building 41, Level 1

 RAILhelpdesk@udc.edu | 202.274.6628 | 202.274.6012

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Blackboard 9.1

Blackboard 9.1 is the University of the District of Columbia course management system (CMS). It is available to faculty, students, and staff. For academic purposes, it is primarily used to facilitate instruction, manage courses- both face-to-face or online, administer assessment, collaborate with students or colleagues using web 2.0 media and applications, facilitate organizations, or manage assignments. It is a rich and powerful tool.

On this page you will find a variety of resources to help you get started or solve problems in Blackboard. If you have additional questions not answered here, don't hesitate to contact the Help Desk Tell: 202.274.5665 Toll Free: 877.736.2585

New features in Blackboard 9.1
Building and Modifying your Course
Discussion Board and Communication Tools
Assignments
Tests and Surveys
Grade Center 
Archiving and Copying Courses
Groups
Blogs, Journals and WIKIS
Blackboard 9.1 FAQ

Tools Available Via Blackboard 9.1  

The below Tools are accessible via your Blackboard 9.1 course, under "Tools and Communication" button on the left-side the course navigation bar.

NBC Learn
Connect
Wiley Plus
Pearson MyLab
McGraw Hill
Cengage MindTap
Digital Textbook readers (Nook Study), (Café Scribe)