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.

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This 11th release features Recording, accessibility improvements, LTI support, and more.

Check out the full release notes here:

Download the integration addon at: (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).


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  1. This is a great update! We are using it for K-12 and the feature I like the most is the ability to easily switch meeting layouts. I still haven’t found a better product that fully integrates as smoothly as BBB does with Moodle or WordPress.


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