Creating Interactive Learning Objects (a community of practice for faculty)

Posted on: August 30, 2021

August 31 update: Thank you for your interest in the Creating Interactive Learning Objects community of practice. We have reached the maximum number of participants for Fall 2021, but you may join our waitlist by visiting this page, scrolling down, clicking the “Begin Registration” button. Questions? Please contact Dr. Xuebin Wei ( and Jessica Lantz (

JMU faculty, join our new community of practice to learn how to create
exciting, interactive quizzes, presentations, videos, and more for your Canvas courses. 


By joining this interdisciplinary community, you will:

  • Learn how to use a powerful content creation tool called H5P.
  • Get support from faculty who have experience using interactive H5P digital objects in their Canvas courses, WordPress sites, and more.
  • Build connections with other faculty interested in creating engaging online learning experiences to support student learning.
  • Collaboratively explore the value and sustainability of using H5P for teaching and learning at JMU.
  • Explore how game-based learning principles can support course design.
  • Receive a free one-year subscription to (worth $570).


The community of practice will meet via Zoom from 10am to noon on:

  • September 24
  • October 8 and 22
  • November 5 and 19
  • December 3 


Dr. Xuebin Wei (CISE), Jessica Lantz, Kelly Giles, Alanna Whitfield, and Dr. Juhong Christie Liu

Sign up

Sign up by September 16. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. 


Please contact Dr. Xuebin Wei ( and Jessica Lantz (

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