Integrated web conferencing and video assessments tools, powered by Bongo. Use them to take learner engagement to the next level using video.

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Virtual Classrooms

Schedule live discussions, office hours, video-based training, and more. Video sessions can be automatically recorded and seamlessly embedded directly into a course alongside other learning materials.

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Video Assignments

Deliver structured, video-based assessments that evaluate learners on speeches, presentations, and more. Instructors can easily grade video assessments and add time-stamped feedback, showing learners exactly where they need to improve.

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Upgrade to Virtual Classrooms Premium

A premium version of Virtual Classrooms is available to help you expand the way you use the tool within Brightspace Learning Environment. In addition to the core features, the premium version supports more session participants and offers unlimited storage.

Virtual Classrooms

Free Premium
Voice and video conferencing Yes Yes
Maximum # of participants 100 150
Maximum session time 90 minutes 240 minutes
# of simultaneous webcams enabled Up to 7 Up to 7
Early Moderator Access to Meetings Yes (10 minutes)
Attendance list Yes (participant’s name, role, minutes of the session they attended, and amount of chat messages they submitted)
Recording available for Download Yes Yes
Whiteboard Yes Yes
Document and desktop Sharing Yes Yes
Live chat Yes Yes
Polling Yes Yes
Live closed captioning Yes Yes
VoiP-based audio Yes Yes
Breakout rooms Yes
Phone bridge Yes (for instructors) Yes (for everyone)
Session recording availability Up to 4 months 1 Year
# of sessions 250 / week Unlimited

Video Assignments

Individual Assignment[1] Free Premium
Record Video Yes Yes
Video Upload Yes Yes
Document Upload Yes Yes
Desktop Share (Use case: visual aid for presentation) Yes
Meeting Creation (Use case: Interviews, business meetings, roleplays) Yes
Auto Analysis Yes By generating metrics like rate of speech, speech clarity, and use of filler words, Auto Analysis:

  • Encourages repeated practice and reflection
  • Enhances the review process by helping evaluators identify potential problem areas faster
  • Enables more targeted, streamlined feedback
  • Builds soft skills like communication & critical thinking
Peer Review Manual: Learners choose who they would like to review
  • Manual: Learners choose who they would like to review.
  • Automatic: Ensures all learners get reviewed by equally distributing peer review.
Anonymous Peer Review Yes
Grading Options
  • Percentage
  • Pass/Fail
  • Auto Pass
  • Five Star
  • Rubric
  • Percentage
  • Pass/Fail
  • Auto Pass
  • Five Star
Video submission available for download Yes Yes
Question and Answer[2]
Record Video Yes
Instructor determines recording length Yes
Recording Options
  • Allow Retake
  • Record Reaction
  • Random Questions (system chooses from pool)
Peer Review
  • Manual: Learners choose who they would like to review.
  • Automatic: Ensures all learners get reviewed by equally distributing peer review.
Anonymous Peer Review Comments Yes
Grading Options
  • Rubric
  • Percentage
  • Pass/Fail
  • Auto Pass
  • Five Star
Video submission available for download Yes
Group Assignment[3]
Group Formation
  • Instructor Formed: The instructor creates the groups.
  • Learner Formed: Learners select their own groups.
  • System Formed: Learners submit the days and times they are available. The system then creates groups based on availability.
Synchronous and asynchronous video Yes
Communication
  • Chat
  • Group Meeting
Milestones Milestones keep learners accountable and ensures each learner is responsible for project deliverables.
Group Member Review Group members can anonymously review each other (via 5-star ratings or rubrics, with the ability to comment).
Peer Review
  • Manual: Learners choose who they would like to review.
  • Automatic: Ensures all learners get reviewed by equally distributing peer review.
Anonymous Peer Review Comments Yes
Grading Options
  • Rubric
  • Percentage
  • Pass/Fail
  • Auto Pass
  • Five Star
Video submission available for download Yes
Interactive Video[4]
Answer Options
  • Multiple Choice
  • Video Upload
Instructor Created Feedback Yes
Submission Options
  • Forced retaking – Requires the learner to re-watch the preceding section of the video until they select the appropriate response.
  • Automatic grading – Grades any multiple-choice question automatically. Video responses are graded manually and incorporated into the final grade.
Peer Review Learners will review their peers’ video responses.

  • Manual: Learners choose who they would like to review.
  • Automatic: Ensures all learners get reviewed by equally distributing peer review.
Instructor Created Feedback Yes
Grading Options
  • Rubric
  • Percentage
  • Pass/Fail
  • Auto Pass
  • Five Star
Video submission available for download Yes

[1] In an individual assignment, learners build communication and critical thinking skills as they continuously practice, self-assess, and deliver video presentations. (Product Demo Video, Product Documentation)
[2] In a question and answer assignment, learners are put on the spot to answer questions asynchronously with only a limited time to respond. This “hot seat experience” helps individuals improve their communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills within a real world environment. (Product Demo Video, Product Documentation)
[3] Learners collaborate synchronously or asynchronously to complete a group activity. (Product Demo Video, Product Documentation)
[4]In an Interactive Video assignment, learners watch a video and respond to related prompts. (Product Demo Video, Product Documentation)

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