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Supercharge Your Teaching with H5P: Creating Rich and Interactive Web Experiences for Language Learners

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+0

| $30

CARLA Saturday Workshop Series

Are you looking for ways to give your students media-rich, interactive assignments for homework or in-class work? This exciting workshop will explore H5P—a free online tool that makes it easy for teachers to create online activities that can easily be shared on websites, mobile devices, and course management systems.

After an introduction of the more than 25 activity types available through H5P (drag and drop, hotspot, fill in the blanks, mark words, timelines, and more), the workshop will focus on H5P’s powerful interactive video and course presentation features that allow teachers to use techniques such as branching and interactive questionnaires to foster high student engagement. Participants will learn new strategies for using H5P exercises in online, hybrid, or face-to-face courses, and will have an opportunity to try out these new tools by making an interactive video or course presentation.

Presenter: Shannon Spasova, Assistant Professor of Russian and Technology Specialist, Michigan State University with degrees in Slavic Languages and Instructional Design. Shannon has taught Russian language and literature for almost 20 years, including in a traditional classroom, in an immersion setting, using interactive television, online, and in a hybrid format.

Target audience: This workshop is appropriate for foreign language and ESL teachers at all levels.

Location: There are two options offered for this workshop:

  • Face-to-face: Workshop will be held in room 35 in Jones Hall located at 27 Pleasant Street SE. Hourly parking ($3/hour) is available nearby in the Church St. Garage.
  • Online/synchronous: Limited spaces are available for teachers to participate using their computer on the internet at the same time as the face-to-face option.  See details for virtual participation.

Registration Details

  • Cost: $30  –  register here!
  • Registration is online only and requires a credit card. The registration fee is non-refundable, but can be transferred to a colleague if you email the CARLA office (carla@umn.edu) with the updated participant information.


April 1
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Jones Hall
27 Pleasant Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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