How to use conferences in Canvas (using BigBlueButton)- Students


Conferences are primarily used for virtual lectures and virtual office hours. They can also be used to demonstrate technologies or troubleshoot technology issues online. Conferences can accommodate as many users as needed, though the recommended guideline is a limit of 100 users. Currently, Canvas integrates with BigBlueButton.

When would I use Conferences as a student?

When would I use Conferences as a student?

Use Conferences to:

  • Participate in online classes during school closures
  • Connect with your instructor for online office hours or study sessions 
  • Practice presenting online with your instructor in a class conference
  • Collaborate in student groups for group projects or other coursework

Canvas Conferences and BigBlueButton resources


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