What is Cranium Café?Cranium Cafe is a cloud-based virtual meeting and collaboration solution designed to help educational institutions of all sizes provide support services and improve student engagement through video chat. A HIPAA compliant platform, it allows administrators to share documents, screens and notes with advisors as well as students across multiple locations.
Cranium Cafe enables users to create polls, request responses and send text-based chat questions. Features include automated audio and chat language conversion, group/private chats, remote access, single-sign-on (SSO), a digital whiteboard, two-way VoIP, and more. Its attendee feedback module comes with a raise-your-hand functionality, which allows users to provide suggestions or ask questions. Users can share editable documents with participants and track changes, or lock/unlock notes.
Cranium Cafe complies with WCAG 2.1 standards to ensure accessibility of content among students with visual, hearing or mobility impairments. The solution comes with a centralized dashboard, which enables users to view various reports including chat histories, scheduled meetings, login/logout time, and more. Plus, it integrates with various third-party applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Canvas, Desire2Learn, Blackboard, Google Docs and Moodle.