The January 2013 edition of Campus Technology Magazine ran an article titled Collaborating Via Web Conference: Advanced in video conferencing make it easier for students and faculty to work together that explores the experiences of a group of universities and colleges using on-line collaboration tools in the classroom.
One of the universities covered in the article is Carleton, based on Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. In reflecting on Carleton’s experience with BigBlueButton, Patrick Lyons, Director of Instructional Technologies, stated:
As soon as Carleton switched to BigBlueButton, the adoption rate “went through the roof” — Patrick Lyons
You can view the article on-line here (free signup).