Definitions and information

This resource has been created to provide definitions for some of the terms used in the H5P workshop.

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Cloud computing

There are three main categories of cloud computing: Sofware as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS).



A free and open source software for creating rich interactive learning content.

H5P = HTML 5 Package

H5P Integrations

There are three types of H5P Integrations:

  • Direct link or embed from
  • H5P via LTI from
  • H5P Plugins is a hosting service - SaaS - for anyone who wants to use H5P without having to set up and maintain their own website or hosting solution. is where you can try out the different content types and access examples, tutorials and re-use content types. You will also find information here on LTI and plugins.



LTI = Learning tools interoperability

LTI integration is enables users to integrate web applications with their LMS or learning platform.



Software as a service is hosted software applications, made available to customers over the Internet.