Here you will experiment with H5P as a way to add interactive web elements to almost learning content hosted in WordPress or LMS platforms such as Canvas, Moodle, or Blackboard (these may require a plugin), or any other web site where you can add custom HTML code.

The name comes from the elements you create with it being published as HTML5, which can be played back in a web browser or mobile device without any special plugins.

If going through Ontario Extend you may have actually encountered two areas where these were used; you may not have even noticed that these were embedded web applications.

You can explore the wide range of content types available that can be built with H5P– take some time to see what they can do.

Here are some demo examples for the Agamatto content type which allows you to create a slider to transition between images, to show layers of meaning, multiple representations… maybe you can think of something to do with this?

If you are interested in trying this yourself see the H5P content author guide. Then you can start building your first app and host them for free on the H5P site, create a free account and start building in their Test Drive area (this is how we built the ones you see in the module). You may notice that when creating there, you have options to allow downloading, and it also includes a place to provide attribution for media used.

Use H5P to create an interactive activity for your class to review for a test or assess prior knowledge about a topic.


This activity is part of the Let’s Experiment section of the Curator Module.

Example for "Going Interactive With H5P":
https://h5p.org/node/394043

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  • Policies with Pizzazz
    by Stephanie Park (@stpark)

    In a recent course development I’ve been working on, I was trying to come up with a more engaging and effective way to provide information surrounding the various student policies at our University. It is part of our quality assurance review to include this information in every online course design. So instead of just posting more… »

  • H5P – Let’s practice for our final!
    by Tracey Chase (@traceychase)

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  • Preparing For An Interview the Heineken Way
    by jessica srivastava (@Jessica)

    I have been using H5p for the past year both for interactive course slides, videos and quizzes. This interactive video is of an interview campaign run by Heineken and was designed to be a fun introduction to my interview techniques class. The students watched them in small breakout groups and then we debriefed as a more… »

  • Summary of Child Development course
    by Giselle Carter (@gmcarter)

    I have used a couple of H5P elements previously, and liked them so much I wanted to expand my use of them.  I chose the dialogue cards for this activity.  As it is the end of the term, there wasn’t a lot to still do for the students, but I decided to use them to more… »

  • H5P- quiz for Project Management course
    by Sheeba (@svilakkathusaidu)

    I have attended a training session hosted in my college (virtually)which helped me to create an interactive content for students (quiz). I am planning to do it for the upcoming terms. I have tried 2 questions in 2 patterns( radio button and check box)

  • H5P – Business Cycle
    by Gary Danner (@gdanner)

    I have attended a few workshops on H5P through Fanshawe and as a result really wanted to try something. Attached is a Drag and Drop activity I created utilizing the Business Cycle that is part of the Introduction to Business Processes course I teach. Credit for the Business Cycle image: https://ecampusontario.pressbooks.pub/businessfuncdn/chapter/economics-and-business/#chapter-44-section-6

  • Abuse
    by Celine Kimaz (@celinek)

    This H5P contains some information related to the CNO standards

  • H5P for lesson content review
    by Kim Wilmink (@KWilmink)

    I decided to create a quick 3 questions knowledge check for students to complete after reading the lesson on the Hotel registration process.  I find that H5P is really easy to use and I am looking forward to using some of the different types of learning objects.

  • Sponsorship for Event Planning
    by Kim Ball (@Kim)

    As part of my event planning course, we cover the chapter on sponsorship. I often prepare written notes for the students with fill in the blanks to follow along, yet, not spend all their time frantically writing. This allows for more participation in discussion and understanding of the principles being discussed

  • Sponsorship for Event Planning
    by Kim Ball (@Kim)

    As part of my event planning course, we cover the chapter on sponsorship. I often prepare written notes for the students with fill in the blanks to follow along, yet, not spend all their time frantically writing. This allows for more participation in discussion and understanding of the principles being discussed

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