Web Conference, Virtual Meeting, Virtual Classroom Resources

Supported Resources

Microsoft Teams and BigBlueButton are a video-conferencing platforms that McNeese owns the licenses to and supports with IT staff and a helpdesk. Both services allow you to engage in live Web conversations with your students using audio, video, and text-based chat features. 

Students use their McNeese ID and password to access these tools from MyMcNeese > Office 365 page >Teams and for BigBlueButton within Moodle selecting the BigBlueButton activity in your course. Participants can then use the web link to join in on live conversations.

  • Teams Meeting  (Download app > login with MyMcNeese email and password)
  • BigBlueButton (located in your course in Moodle)
  • Meet Now (See link below)

Skype: Meet Now

Click on the link for an in depth overview of Meet Now. The Meet Now meeting allows you to easily set up a collaboration space and invite both Skype contacts and friends or family who are not on Skype. Participants can then easily join meetings whether they have an account or not.

Create a new Meet Now connection here.

Unsupported Resources

The resources below were identified as free, however, if you have difficulty or a disruption with service, these services are not supported with help from the Computer Services Department and eLearning. You would need to work with each vendor to resolve any issues.

  • Cisco WebEx 
  • Skype 
  • Go to Meeting
  • Zoom