Teaching cultural literacy skills provides students an opportunity to develop capabilities to competently function in our current ever-changing global society. A digital escape room was created for a fully online Latin American Humanities course offered in the fall 2022 semester, after the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. This asynchronous activity was developed to increase engagement and teach cultural literacy to students who experienced a time of turmoil and upheaval and who might have experienced a lack of engagement in a fully online class. In this paper, we will discuss the pedagogical, content, logistical, technical, and accessibility considerations we applied to the design and implementation of this asynchronous, digital escape room. Additionally, we will share feedback gathered from students that completed the digital escape room activity to consider revisions of this activity for future use.



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