Big Blue Button

BigBlueButton™ is an online conferencing tool accessed through your Conferences in a Canvas course, and has many uses such as:

  • Online Office hours
  • Lectures
  • Small group collaboration
  • Sessions can be accessed from your Canvas courses
  • Records sessions/lectures

"BigBlueButton provides real-time sharing of audio, video, slides, chat, and screen.  Students are engaged through sharing of emoji icons, polling, and breakout rooms." -BigBlueButton.org

You can see more about Canvas Conferences in the Canvas Instructor Guide.

 

Take an Interface Tour

Other additional features are listed below:

Feature

Description

To Learn More

Course Integration BigBlueButton is accessed through your Canvas course and allows you to record sessions.
Set Up Audio Connect your headset and set up audio in BigBlueButton.
Get a Closer Look Adjust your view of shared files and the whiteboard. Zoom in to make it easier to see.
Live Closed Captioning This provides accessible alternatives to audio content and can improve the learning experience for students who are deaf and hard of hearing, as well as for students whose native language is different from the moderator’s.

 

This university uses BigBlueButton and is not endorsed or certified by BigBlueButton Inc. BigBlueButton and the BigBlueButton Logo are trademarks of BigBlueButton Inc.