H5P is Open

by Ian Linkletter

Follow along live: https://bit.ly/h5pisopen

I would like to acknowledge that I live and work on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people.

What is H5P?


  • HTML 5 Package
  • Platform for interactive content
  • 49 different content types
  • Free to use
  • Built for open

Supports Learning

"Integration of H5P content within course material provides opportunities for students as learners to think critically about what they are being taught and supports the flexibility students are requesting by extending the learning environment."

Singleton, R., & Charlton, A. (2019). Creating H5P content for active learning. Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 2(1), 13-14. https://doi.org/10.24135/pjtel.v2i1.32

Supports Reuse

Source: UBC Education Library, ETS H5P Studio

Supports Accessibility

Content Type Accessible Maintained by the core team Browser Support
Accordion ✔ Yes ✔ Yes Full
Agamotto ✔ Yes ❌ No Full
Arithmetic Quiz ✔ Yes ✔ Yes Full
Audio If text alternative is added ✔ Yes Full
Audio Recorder ✔ Yes ✔ Yes Full

The 5R Permissions of OER

  • Retain
  • Reuse
  • Revise
  • Remix
  • Redistribute

Developed by David Wiley

Diagram of the "5 Rs": Reuse (content can be reused in its unaltered form), Revise (content can be adapted, adjusted, modified, or altered),, Remix (the original or revised content can be combined with other content to create something new), Redistribute (copies of the content can be shared with others in its original, revised or remixed form), Retain (users have the right to make, archive, and "own" copies of the content

Image by BCOER Librarians CC 4.0

Taken From BCcampus

The 5R Permissions of H5P

  • Retain (.h5p format)
  • Reuse (downloads, attribution, and embeds)
  • Revise (ongoing authorship)
  • Remix (uploads and co-creation)
  • Redistribute (H5P Studio and OER Hub)

From Inamorato dos Santos, A., Punie, Y., & Castaño Muñoz, J.(2016). Opening up education: A support framework for higher education institutions (EUR 27938; p. 79). https://doi.org/10.2791/293408 (online)

H5P Supports

Open Education

Open access

Open technology

Open pedagogies

Open practices

Open resources

Open community



I've never seen anything like it in my entire career.


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