Building Interactive Videos

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A favourite interactive among students and faculty alike, the interactive video can add valuable formative feedback opportunities to a passive medium like video.


Take a look at this example interactive video, created by Conestoga faculty Heidi Holmes.

Heart & Stroke. (2012). Living for today: The emotional reality of heart disease and stroke [Video file]. Retrieved August 2020 from

Create an Interactive Video

Rather than asking watchers to simply digest information, interactive videos require input and help check on learning throughout, improving retention. This video will guide you through creating an interactive video in the eCampusOntario H5P Studio.

Tutorials for building interactive videos can be found on the H5P Tutorials page.

Jess Wilkinson

Jesslyn is the Educational Technology Officer at Conestoga. An Ontario Certified Teacher, and holding a B.A. and B.Ed., Jesslyn researches and promotes new technologies for faculty to enhance pedagogical practices. She brings to the role her experience as a Google and Microsoft certified technology trainer and as a classroom teacher in South Korea, Mongolia, and Ontario, focusing on special education and assistive learning technologies. She is available for workshops, consultations, and support with using technology in higher education contexts.

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