The popular tool, BigBlueButton, which is a communications platform liken to Adobe Connect or Blackboard Collaborate and can be integrated to Moodle through two plugins has been released and is available to the community. BigBlueButton is a synchronous classroom tool complete with video, white board, screen share, chat and more. The addon for integrating BigBlueButton to Moodle has been one of the top downloads of late.
This 11th release features Recording, accessibility improvements, LTI support, and more.
Check out the full release notes here: https://code.google.com/p/bigbluebutton/wiki/ReleaseNotes
Download the integration addon at: https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=mod_bigbluebuttonbn (note that while the integration comes with credentials you can use to demo, you’ll also need to install and run Big Blue Button on a server if you want to use it for your classes, download the code and read installation tips using the link above).