BigBlueButton Web Conferencing
The online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing system for your Moodle site.
BigBlueButton is an open source online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing system for online learning. This Moodle plugin integrates perfectly with your learning management system, providing an excellent facility for distance learning with real-time video streaming and file sharing within the Moodle platform.
Web conferencing adds an engaging real-time dimension to your learning environment. Our service provides live web cam video streaming, presentations, polls, live and desktop sharing and more to enable you to conduct up to the minute sessions without the hassle and costs associated with face to face training.
|Conference package||Conference Plus package|
|Presentations: Upload any PDF presentation or MS office document. The service keeps everyone in sync with your current slide, zoom, pan, annotations, and mouse pointer.||Y||Y|
|Chat: Interact with learners through public and private chat.||Y||Y|
|Whiteboard: Allows you to annotate key parts of your presentation.||Y||Y|
|WebCam: Multiple users can share their webcam at the same time.||Y||Y|
|Polling: You can poll students anytime to increase engagement.||Y||Y|
|Full Moodle integration and setup from HowToMoodle.||Y||Y|
|Closed Captioning: Provide live captions for any language, enabling students with hearing disabilities to fully participate in a class.||Y||Y|
|Desktop Sharing: Broadcast your desktop for all users to see (requires the presenter to have the latest version of Java).||Y|
|Record and Playback: Record your sessions for later playback by learners and teachers. Up to 300 hours of session recording available.||Y|
|Breakout Rooms: Place your students into breakout rooms for increased collaboration. You can specify a time limit, the number of breakout rooms and enable/disable recording, plus monitor activities in the breakout rooms.||Y|
|Users per session||6||100|
|Cost per annum||Included within HowToMoodle hosting||Contact us for information|
- VoIP/Telephone dial-in – Your participants can call in from their phone – an additional option on the Conference Plus package.
Standard package included with HowToMoodle hosting
Host with HowToMoodle and you’ll benefit from the standard Conference package – you can upgrade to the Conference Plus package at any time.
Not hosting with us? We can still provide you with the Conference Plus package option for your Moodle installation. Simply get in touch to discuss this with us!
See it for yourself…
Watch the below videos that demonstrate how the web conferencing facility works from both a learner and presenter point of view.
Examples of it’s use in Moodle:
- Internal staff training: Ideal for worldwide use. Ideal for use as monthly meetings, to bring relevant staff up to date on the latest topics/issues.
- Create a meeting as an activity.
- Tutor small groups of learners.
- Reach groups worldwide. Perfect for bringing together learners or employees from across the globe.
Our web conferencing service is powered using BigBlueButton, the leading open source web conferencing solution. HowToMoodle is not endorsed or certified by BigBlueButton Inc. BigBlueButton and the BigBlueButton Logo are trademarks of BigBlueButton Inc. The BigBlueButton hosting is provided by our partners Blindside Networks.