Moodle HQ announced a more closely knitted integration of BigBlueButton – The open source web conferencing solution, and MoodleCloud – The free Moodle hosting by Moodle HQ, site users. Now, the Moodle for School site users can upgrade to more BigBlueButton users to access high quality web conferencing system in the MoodleCloud sites.
As announced by Dr. Martin Dougiamas – CEO & Founder of Moodle, there were many requests from the MoodleCloud site users about the limitation of having a maximum of only 6 BigBlueButton users for using the full video, audio, whiteboarding and presentation support in their MoodleCloud sites.
Pricing for Addon Users:
The pricing for BigBlueButton add on users is as follows:
- 6 Users – $300 AUD / year
- 12 Users – $600 AUD / year
- 18 Users – $900 AUD / year
- 24 Users – $1200 AUD / year
The addon option is only available for Moodle for School sites and in increments of six users, up to a total of 30 BigBlueButton users for each site. However, the free plan users will not be able to upgrade to these plans.
Are you also using the BigBlueButton web conferencing system for your Moodle sites? How is your online learning experience with BigBlueButton? Do share with us in the comments section below.