- Creating a H5P account
- Building H5P content
- Publishing H5P content
Creating a H5P account in UTSOnline (Blackboard)
To create an H5P account in UTSOnline (Blackboard), log in to www.online.uts.edu.au and enter one of your available subject sites in UTSOnline.
1 – Click and enter any content area via the navigational menu bar.
2 – Go to the ‘Build Content’ menu.
3 – Click ‘H5P’ item to create your account.
This will prompt you to input a one-time confirmation code which will be sent to your UTS email address. If you have used H5P.com previously, you may also be required to input a one-time confirmation code.
4 – Enter the confirmation code provided and then click ‘Proceed’.
You should now have access to H5P in UTSOnline.
Building H5P content
1 – To access and create H5P content for your UTSOnline (Blackboard) site, go to the ‘Build Content’ menu bar.
2 – Click the ‘H5P’ menu item.
3 – Click ‘Add Content.’ This will open up the H5P content library.
4 – Select the desired content type. In the H5P content library, find the desired content type. You can learn more about each content type if you select ‘Details.’
Upon selecting desired content type, you will be taken to the authoring page. As the build for each content type can vary, it is recommended that you follow the H5P tutorials for desired H5P content type.
Tip: You can also author your content on www.uts.h5p.com if you find the authoring screen real estate in UTSOnline limited. This will give you a full-screen authoring experience. Please make sure to access H5P via UTSOnline first to gain seamless access.
Publishing H5P content
There are two methods to publish H5P content in your UTSOnline (Blackboard) site.
(Method A) Publish as an H5P item
Access ‘H5P’ item via the ‘Build Content’ menu bar in the desired location within your UTSOnline (Blackboard) subject.
1 – Click the appropriate label under the ‘Manage Content’ navigation panel.
- My Content: H5P content you created.
- Shared with me: H5P content created by someone else and shared with you.
- All content: All self-created, shared and public H5P content.
2 – Click the ‘Insert’ icon to create the UTSOnline (Blackboard) content item.
This will create a H5P item in the desired location of your UTSOnline (Blackboard) site. You can check this learning item by going into the student preview mode. This will open the H5P activity on a new page within UTSOnline (Blackboard).
(Method B) Embed H5P as an iFrame via the HTML editor
You can embed H5P items via the HTML editor so that students can interact with the activity on the same page rather than loading onto a new page. To do this, complete the following steps.
1 – On your My Content Page, click on ‘Edit’ for the H5P item you would like to embed.
2 – Under the ‘Publish’ section, ensure that the item is set as ‘Public’ status.
3 – Select Embed code. Click on the text box with the HTML code and copy it.
4 – Go to your UTSOnline (Blackboard) site and create an item in the desired location.
5 – In the item editor, click on ‘HTML’ icon in the toolbar to open the HTML editor.
6 – In the HTML editor pop-up, paste the embed code text you have copied from the H5P portal earlier. Click Update and then Submit to save changes to the page.
7 – Your H5P content is now embedded on your UTSOnline (Blackboard) site.