117 – BigBlueButton

UP 25 places in 2020

BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system

Website: bigbluebutton.org
Cost: Free. Open source
Availability: Online

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning:
Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 93
Top 100 Tools for
Education: 69

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 117 2019: 142 2018: – 2017: 177 2016: 146 2015: – 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: 74 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected BigBlueButton as one of their top tools

“Also an open source tool that we used a lot during COVID19. It offers many possibilities to organize interactive webinars.” Katrien Bernaerts, coordinator Toll-net, Belgium, 2020

“Easy-to-use open source web conferencing tool. Now has polling and soon will have break-out rooms, too.” Rebekah Roehrs, Trainer/Instructor, USA, 2016

Quick Guide to BigBlueButton 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use BigBlueButton for teaching, training, learning and development.

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