Create Interactive Content

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Using the eCampusOntario H5P Studio, you can build your own interactive content for your courses. Before you scroll down to begin building, learn about accessible interactive types and copyright considerations when building these.

Picking the Right Interactive

Different interactives will offer varying levels of challenge to you as the designer, and to learners as they use them. The below aims to rank the interactives in a way that reflects both the challenge of building them and of using them in learning contexts.

This list was originally created by Alan Levine for the H5P PB Kitchen.

Easy

  • Arithmetic Quiz
  • Dialog Cards
  • Drag the Words
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Flashcards
  • Guess the Answer
  • Image Pairing
  • Mark the Words
  • Memory Game
  • Multiple Choice
  • Single Choice Set
  • Summary
  • True/False Question

Moderate

  • Advanced Fill the Blanks
  • Course Presentation
  • Dictation
  • Documentation Tool
  • Drag and Drop
  • Essay
  • Interactive Video
  • Questionnaire
  • Question Sets

Challenging

  • Branching Scenario
  • Course Presentation
  • Interactive Video
  • Question Sets
  • Virtual Tour (360)

Easy interactives can form a backbone to a course for immediate feedback and review, while moderate and challenging interactives can add substance and quality to the formative feedback structures in a course.

Create Interactive Content

The following video aims to act as a primer to create your first interactive.

Teaching and Learning Conestoga in collaboration with the Online Learning Center. (2020). H5P Studio – Create Interactive Content [Video file]. Licensed CC-BY. Retrieved August 2020 from https://youtu.be/v3_O8CXaSVA.

Find more supports and tutorials for specific H5P interactive types.

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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