BigBlueButton: LSU Overview

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General Information

BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing program for online learning that is supported on all major platforms such as Mac, Linux, and PC.  It allows presenters to teach students using real time document sharing (PDF or any office document), webcams, chat, desktop, and audio.


Instructor Features:

  • Moderators can control the audio of each user in the conference.
  • Annotate your presentation with BigBlueButton's built-in whiteboard tools.
  • View your students using a webcam.


Student Features:

  • Viewers can control the layout of the BigBlueButton to their personal preference.
  • Chat with everyone in the class or enter a private chat with the teacher.

LSU Specific

BigBlueButton is a Moodle-based teleconferencing feature. 

To add BigBlueButton, see the following GROK article.


Referenced from

2/18/2019 8:30:16 AM