H5P makes it easy to create, share and reuse rich and interactive HTML5 content. Linking it with Moodle allows academic staff to produce formative and summative assessment activities, as well as dynamic presentations, and to track and report on engagement and achievement.

Referred to as Interactive Content in the new Moodle Activity Chooser, H5P offers a wide range of learning and assesment-based activties, including  Interactive Videos, Branching Scenarios, Essay Question,s Drag and Drop Questions, Multi-Choice Questions, Presentations and much more.

User interactions and scores are tracked and are available through the Moodle Gradebook.


New! Course Presentation

The Course presentation content type allows you to create a slide-based presentation of your learning material. Elements such as slide titles, links, pictures, audio and video clips, as well as various quiz types can be embedded seamlessly right into the presentation for a richer learning experience.

Virtual Tour with 360 video

Virtual Tour (360) content type allows users to add questions, text, and interactions to multiple 360 environments using only a web browser. Make your 360 (equirectangular) images more engaging with H5P and Virtual Tour.

Learn how to create Virtual Tours (360) in this tutorial.

Branching Scenario

Branching scenario is a content type for creating decision-based paths.  Use it to make learning materials that branch to different paths based on user’s answers.

Learn how to create Branching Scenarios in this tutorial.

Auto-marked Essay

An activity that allows students to receive instant feedback to a text that they have composed. Authors can define a set of keywords that will trigger individual responses if they are found or missing in the text.

Learn how to create Essays in this tutorial.

Timeline Builder

An activity that allows authors to place a sequence of events in a chronological order. For each event you may add images and texts. You may also include assets from Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo, Google Maps and SoundCloud.

Learn how to create a Timeline in this tutorial.


  • H5P offers online documentation and tutorials
  • The Royal Holloway, University of London E-Learning Team offers face-to-face advice on the design of learning- and assessment-based activities

Posted by Martin King

Senior Learning Technologist; MOOC Producer; Moodle, Turnitin, Grademark, Peermark, Panopto, Turning Technologies expert.

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