H5P at the University of Galway

H5P is an interactive authoring tool now available in Canvas. A full site license for all 'instructors' has been provided for this academic year. 

Learn how to add H5P content in Canvas

Go to How to add in H5P content in Canvas to learn more.

What are H5P Content Types?

There are a wide variety of H5P content types. Examples of these content types can be found on H5P.org. Look through the examples to decide which content types might best suit your needs: https://h5p.org/content-types-and-applications 

Find H5P Tutorials for Authors

H5P.org hosts in-depth tutorials for authors for its content types, and is the most up to date user guide available. Visit their hub for all your authoring needs: https://h5p.org/documentation/for-authors/tutorials

What is the H5P OER Hub?

The H5P OER Hub provides authors with the opportunity to reuse and share open educational resources all within Canvas. To begin working with the OER Hub, please follow H5P's documentation

When you go to create H5P content on Canvas, you will now be given an option to browse for open content as pictured below. 

If you are new to using open education resources, we recommend consulting this National Forum guide to Using OER and OEP for Teaching and Learning.  

H5P Live Engagement Tools

H5P has tools for live engagement, including multipoll, word cloud, and emoji cloud. You can learn more about these tools in the video below.