Big Blue Button

Web conferencing system

Big Blue Button is an open source web conferencing system. It is based on the GNU / Linux operating system. It enables integration with large learning management systems (LMS), such as Moodle, ILIAS, Sakai Project and Cahamilo. Integration is also possible with Content Management Systems (CMS) such as Drupal, WordPress and others.

BIG BLUE BUTTONS CHARACTERISTICS

TOOLS CREATED FOR THE TEACHER NEEDS

BigBlueButton allows you to share audio and video, slides, desktop with students, and supports the chat option. Built-in surveys make learning easier for students and recorded lessons mean that they are available for later revision.

LIVE WHITEBOARD FOR LECTURERS AND GROUPS

When you use the whiteboard tool in BigBlueButton, notes are automatically displayed back to students in real time. Lecturers also have the ability to zoom, highlight, draw and write on presentations, which will make your views clearer to remote students.

EVERYONE CAN SHARE WEBCAM

There is no limit to the number of web cams you can share in a session (limited by bandwidth only).

PART OF LMS

Almost all major suppliers of LMS have created native integrations with BigBlueButton. Why? Because they are focused on the needs of teachers and students.

COMPLIANCE WITH ACCESS STANDARDS

Bigbluebutton seeks to meet all the accessibility requirements listed in wcag 2.0.

Read more on Big Blue Button on their Official site.