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H5P Sharing and Collaboration

H5P learning objects can be shared and used amongst staff members at Victoria University. By selecting the Collaborators or Sharing option, other staff members teaching the same unit can use and edit the H5Ps you have created for the unit. Additionally, other staff members from all faculties can view and clone your created H5P learning object and modify it for their teaching.

If you have not yet created one you can see the H5P website or VU Collaborate Essentials for examples and then find the guides on how to create them on the VU Collaborate Help site.  

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Step One: Accessing the H5P activity

From VU Collaborate space

1. Navigate to the desired H5P activity embedded within your unit space.

2. Select the Edit button above the H5P

If you cannot find this option which means you don't have permission to edit the activity, please contact the H5P creator to sort out your access.

1 edit h5p from vuc


From VU H5P Dashboard

1. Navigate to H5P Dashboard via .

2. Scroll to the desired activity and select the Pencil icon next to H5P name.

5 edit content button on h5p dashboard


Step Two: Adding & Editing Collaborators

  • A. Within the editing screen, scroll down to the bottom and select Collaborators.
  • B. Type the user's name or email address under Choose who can edit content and select the staff details.
  • C. To remove a collaborator, select the X icon next to their detail.

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Once complete, select Save to apply the changes.

4.3 save button


Step Three:  Adding & Editing H5P shared folders

H5P content shared within organization folders is available for everyone in the organization to view and clone, but they cannot edit the original version that you created.

  • A. Within the editing screen, scroll down to the bottom and select Share with organization.
  • B. Select Pick folder(s) to share in...and tick on the relevant folder names.
  • C. You can also expand the sub-folders using the plus icon next to the folder name to share into a specific sub-folder.

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To remove H5P content from the shared folder, scroll down to Share with organization and select Stop Sharing.

4 stop sharing in folder 

Once complete, select Save to apply the changes.

4.3 save button


Option Two: Editing Share & Collaboration directly

You can manage share and collaboration directly from  without editing the H5P.

1. From VU H5P Dashboard, select the three dot icon Icon three dots  and from the options, select Share with organization.

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2. Now you can make changes regarding sharing H5P into a shared folder or adding collaborators. Simply switch between tabs.

Refer to previous steps to learn how to add H5P into shared folders and add/edit collaborators.

6.1 sharing and collaboration screen

3. Once complete, select Update

update button


Create & Share a Custom H5P Folder

You can create a folder in My Content and add collaborators to the folder to allow the collaborators to edit all of the H5P objects in the folder.

1. To get access to My Content, follow step 2 above or go to if you have already accessed H5P from VU Collaborate.

2. To create a new folder simply click New Folder.

  new folder

 3. Enter folder name and click Create.

  enter folder name create

 4. To add content in your folder, click on the folder name.

  click folder name

 5. Click Add Content.

 add content in folder

 6. Now you are able to create content in the folder.

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  7. To upload an existing H5P object, you can click Upload. Then click Upload a file.

  upload content


 3.1 Add Collaborators to Your Folder

This is a good idea if a team of people are working on the same or similar H5Ps that you will all use.  Once you add collaborators to a folder, all of the material in that folder can be edited by any of people in the folder. 

 1. Click the three-dot button to the right of the folder title and select Sharing.

 three dots and sharing

 2. Click the Collaborators tab.

 add collaborators

 3. Type the person's name or email address to add them as a collaborator then click Update


Further Support

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Contact ITS Service Desk on (03) 9919 2777 or via self-service for further technical support.

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