142 – BigBlueButton

Back on the list in 2019

BigBlueButton is a web conferencing system that enables universities and colleges to deliver a high-quality learning experiences to remote students.

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

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 59

Past Overall Rankings
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 10 Tools

“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


A Practical Guide to BigBlueButton

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

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

To read these special sections you will need to be a registered user. Find out how to purchase access to ALL these special sections here and also pre-order the PDF How to use the Top 200 Tools for Learning.