The Emerging Learning Design Journal

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Virtual reality lab simulations were reviewed using a process that encouraged the use of diverse avatars and inclusive environments. In a partnership between the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, ASU EdPlus, and Labster collaborated on a process for developing online content that was built with a cultural values framework for language, empathy, and diversity and guided the development of new simulations. This resulted in a proactive process for creating content that was more supportive of ASU’s diverse and online student population.


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