Calling all Instructors & TAs: Create interactive elements for your course!

Online Event

03/03/2021, 2:00 pm - TO 03/03/2021 - 4:30 pm

Organizer: McMaster University Libraries, MacPherson Institute

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Interested in incorporating an OER into your course shell this semester? Set aside one afternoon to learn H5P, an easy-to-use open software to create interactive elements for your course. After an overview of H5P options and examples from McMaster instructors and teaching assistants, you’ll have an opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in a work session. Experienced using H5P? Drop-in during this time with any questions you may have!

Check out the H5P website for some inspiration here:

Also check out this extensive catalogue of H5P interactions – created by Ontario educators and learners here:

Special invitation to Teaching Assistants
Want to contribute to the course you are TAing by creating an OER interactive elements? Want to build key online course delivery skills, learning how to use H5P (great for CV building)? Attend and we’ll show you how! Consider chatting with your instructor for the course you TA for in advance, and coming to this afternoon workshop with an idea of a component of the course you would like to re-imagine.

2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m. – Overview of H5P Options & Examples from McMaster Instructors & TAs
2:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m. – Break & Brainstorm
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. – Dedicated Development Period: Set aside time to work on an H5P OER and drop-in with any questions

Joanne Kehoe, Associate Director, Educational Technologies, MacPherson Institute
Jennifer Williams, Educational Development Fellow, MacPherson Institute

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