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Falcon Online for Faculty

Introducing H5P


H5P is a plugin that allows you to create rich, interactive HTML5 content for your Falcon Online course shell, increasing engagement. This tool is a great way to create new engagement opportunities with your students and subject matter.

Different applications of H5P

Below are the six most popular applications of H5P which cover a wide range of uses. Find out which application is best suited for your online classroom by looking at the six brief explainer videos: 

Memory Game: Create the Classic Image Pairing Game

Interactive Video: Create Videos Enriched with Interactions

Accordion: Create Vertically Stacked Expandable Items

Flashcards: Fun Way to Reinforce Concepts


H5P Hotspots: Turn Pictures into Informative Items of Intrigue


Course Presentations: Create Informative PowerPoint Slides Followed by Assessment

Smart Import Tool

Using the new Smart Import Tool

The new Smart Import tool in H5P will automatically generate H5P components based on content you upload such as a file, a YouTube video or website link, or text you paste in. Follow the steps below for using this tool. For more information visit Smart Import Introduction and Video Tutorial.

To begin, use the Insert Stuff button in the HTML editor and choose H5P 1.3.

Use the H5P 1.3 option from the Insert Stuff tool

Then choose the Smart Import button.

Choose the Smart Import button

The next screen will give additional information on the Smart Import tool detailing the 4 step process and what type of information and content works best.

Information on the Smart Import tool detailing the 4 step process and what type of information and content works best

Close the What is Smart Import screen to see the submission page where you can upload a file, provide a link to a web page or YouTube video, or paste in text.

Choose the content to be imported

Once you provide the content, the Smart Import tool will analyze the information and provide a text transcript. The time to complete this transcript depends on the size of the content you provide. Once the transcription is complete you will get an email and see this screen where you can review the text transcript for accuracy. This screen also allows you to rename the project, indicates the type of content (in this case it is a YouTube video) and which step is being completed, in this case step 1.

Use the Review Text button to review the transcript

When you select Review Text, you will get this screen where you can review the text transcript and make any needed corrections.

Review the transcript and edit as needed

Select Continue. The Smart Import tool will analyze the text to create a list of key concepts. When this is complete you will receive another email and you will get this screen with the Review Concepts button.

Select the Review Concepts button to review and select the generated concepts

Select Review Concepts. You will see a list of key concepts and definitions or descriptions to review. All concepts in the list are selected by default, but you can deselect any you don’t want to use by unchecking the checkbox next to the name.

Review and select the concepts you want to use

Select Continue. The Smart Import tool will create a list of recommended content types based on the concepts you choose to include. When this list is ready for you to review you will again receive an email and will see this screen with the Select Content Types button.

Choose the content types you want to use

After selecting the Content Types you want to include, select Generate Content. When this is completed you will receive one last email and you will see this screen with the See Content button.

Select see content to review and choose the content items you want to use

Select See Content and you will get a list of the content types that were generated. You can now review the items, make any needed changes, and insert into your course.

View, edit and insert the content generated by Smart Import