BigBlueButton is a synchronous learning tool that allows instructors and TAs to host live online classes, office hours or other meetings within their cuLearn course.
Its features include:
- a private room with audio, video, presentation and whiteboard capabilities allowing students to be fully engaged in the online environment
- user authentication so each course can have its own private and secure room accessible from within the course
- a recording feature that allows online courses to be automatically recorded and posted in cuLearn
Here’s an introductory video that goes over some of the basics of using BigBlueButton as a student.
For further information, visit their website.