The Research Academy for Integrated Learning (RAIL) 

Mission: RAIL’s mission is to provide educational opportunities for faculty and campus community in order to improve student learning outcomes. RAIL is driven by the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and evidence-based best practices. The unit…

  • Offers professional development opportunities to help faculty provide high quality learning experiences for learners.
  • Assists academic departments/faculty in the exploration and use of new and emerging technologies to enhance teaching and learning in all course modes of delivery.
  • Provides workshops for hands-on practice with a variety of technology tools and teaching approaches.
  • Supports the institution with the use of our Learning Management System (Blackboard) and facilitate a 24/7/365 Blackboard Help Desk.


Research Academy for Integrated Learning (RAIL)

Location: Building 41, Level 1

Email |
Tel | 202.274.6628
Fax | 202.274.6012

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Blackboard Help Desk

Tel | 202.274.5665
Toll Free: 877.736.2585
In Person: Building 41, Room 106
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