New Content Type – H5P Essay

H5P Essay

Introducing a new H5P content type you can use in Moodle.

H5P Essay

H5P Essay is the latest content type from H5P. It allows learners to submit long-form answers about a particular topic. A score is then calculated by checking the existence of keywords specified by the author. It is also possible to save the entire essay for later review if you have a Learning Record Store connected to your H5P plugin.

H5P essay is great for short answer type questions that have specific keywords in their answers. You can specify the minimum and maximum number of characters and set the passing percentage. You can also give feedback depending on the score the student receives.

Here is an example you can try:

Blend: Online
Duration: 1 session

Product Type: H5P Activity
Software Required: Moodle or WordPress with the H5P plugin installed (Installation instructions are included)
File Types: Package (.zip), H5P (.h5p), PDF (Instructions)
File Size: 2.6 MB
License: CC BY-NA-SC 3.0 (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported)

Credit: Made by Blending Education. https://blending.education

What is H5P?

H5P is a free resource that lets you create simple interactive content like interactive videos, quizzes, games, presentations, and more. Once you create an H5P interaction you can download it and upload it to Moodle, Drupal or WordPress. The best part is, you can edit it right in Moodle, Drupal or WordPress and share it with others, who can also edit it. H5P is a truly ideal way to create portable, editable learning objects. You can also track your students’ progress and scores.

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