Interactive content (H5P)

 

Why use it?

The H5P activity can be used to produce interactive learning objects containing a variety of media, including video and audio and embedded quizzes, such as multiple choice, drag and drop and free text.

Step 1: Add an Interactive content activity

Edit Mode ON. Scroll to the section where you want your activity to be displayed, click Add an activity or resource and pick Interactive content.

Step 2: Select the content type

First, you need to choose the activity type you wish to use. You can read more about each activity by clicking on the Details button right to the name of the activity.

Tip: For a full list of content types and examples, go to https://h5p.org/content-types-and-applications

To create a presentation with interactive slides, choose Course Presentation.

Displays the H5P content type selector which the 'course presentation' option highlighted.

 

On the top of the page, give a Description that explains to the students what the activity is about.

Give a Title to the activity in the Editor. This will be the title displayed on the course’s main page.

Displays the H5P editor and input text box to assign a title to the activity.

 

 

Click Save and display.

Step 3: Edit the activity

If you have clicked Save and display in the previous step, find the navigation bar at the top and click on Settings.

Displays the settings option when in the 'Save and display' view.

 

Scroll down to the Editor and edit the activity.

You also have an option to make the editor full-screen by clicking on the diagonal arrows next to the title.

Displays the expand arrows in the top right hand corner of the editor.

 

 

Currently, there is no auto-save for the H5P activity. Make sure you save the page regularly by clicking on Save and display.

Managing slides in Course Presentation

The menu bar at the bottom right corner displays the options to edit the slides.

Displays the menu bar with each editing option indicated to using a blue arrow.

 

The editing options are:

  • Add new slide

  • Clone slide

  • Slide background

  • Move slide left

  • Move slide right

  • Delete slide

Adding content to the slides

Editing and content options are displayed on top of the slide. More options get revealed by clicking on the three dots icon .

Displays the editing and content bar across the top with additional options display from the top to bottom when the three dos icon is selected.

 

 

Text and Media content

Similarly to other presentation tools (e.g. PowerPoint), text and media content types can be added to the slides, such as Text, Link, Image, Shapes and Video.

Interactive content

Activities include Go to slide, Audio, Fill in the Blanks, Single Choice Set, Multiple Choice, True/False Question, Drag and Drop, Summary, Drag Text, Mark the Words, Dialog Cards, Continuous Text, Exportable Text Area, Table, Interactive Video and Twitter User Feed.

The instructions for each activity are integrated into the editing area.

Display of the important instructions for a drag and drop content type.

 

Once finished adding an activity, click Done.

Once finished editing, click Proceed to save if you are working in full-screen mode, finally click Save and display.