Using a Virtual Escape Room to Create Innovative, Student-Centered Digital Learning Experiences

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A virtual escape room is a learning experience that challenges students to use their knowledge to solve riddles and puzzles with the goal of escaping multiple “rooms.” Each room is a webpage, with students starting on the first page; the riddles and puzzles yield information, such as numbers that combine into a code that students enter to escape that room into the next. This type of activity can be used in a variety of ways in a course, such as introducing a new concept, reviewing content before an assessment, collaborating with peers, or taking a virtual field trip.

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