Featured Examples

GERM1111: Introductory German

This course resource site allows learners to develop cultural knowledge and communicative skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in modern standard German.

  • Makes excellent use of H5P interactive activities for self-guided practice.
  • Embeds video and audio clips.
  • Built using the Ascend theme, H5P and Gravity Forms plugins.


FoodLoops is a cultural deep mapping project by students in Communications 3700 at TRU. Using the Kamloops Food and Urban Agriculture Plan as a base, students research and tell stories of citizens who are passionate about local food production, food distribution, food festivals and events, food literacy, building community through food, and food assistance in Kamloops.

  • Incorporates a map built on the Google API to allow for geography-based navigation.
  • Form-based authoring (SPLOT-style) simplifies content submission process and makes site easier to manage.
  • Embeds video and other multimedia.
  • Built using Ascend theme and the Toolset plugin.

Knowledge Makers

An Indigenous Student Research Network at Thompson Rivers University. This site is home to the program’s news and event information, issues of the Knowledge Makers journal, and a hub for the researcher’s ePortfolios.

  • Embeds and hosts PDF copies of image.
  • Hosts and embeds video and other multimedia.
  • Built using the Kadence theme, and plugins include Gravity Forms and H5P. ePortfolio starter sites generated with NS Cloner.

CAISSIE: Critical Analysis of Images, Site Seeing, Imaging, Examining

An open educational resource in which students submit and critique images on themes of capitalism, gender, history of seeing, images for professions, mass media, globalization, the future.

  • Simplified form-based no-account required authoring process (SPLOT style).
  • Map-based navigation based on where images were photographed.
  • Image metadata and navigation utilizing categories and tags.
  • Modified SPLOT Collector using Toolset Suite, Relevanssi (custom categories and tags) and SMUSH (image size reduction) plugins.

BIOL 1594 Lab Review

An open educational resource created by Thompson Rivers University Open Learning derived from the Digital Histology OER. A range of digitized slide images are complemented by interactive self-study actitivies.

  • Rendering of high-resolution histology images.
  • Made available under an Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 Creative Commons License CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.
  • Built as a child theme of the Hitchcock theme, uses the H5P plugin for interactive activies.
two images of the site "Workshop Without Walls"

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