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.
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
- Go to Meeting