Dex: Your Virtual Pet wins Silver in 2015 Serious Play Awards competition

screen322x572Dex: Your Virtual Pet, a learning app developed by the Instructional Design and Development team, won a Silver award in the health care category of the 2015 Serious Play Awards competition. The game, designed to teach diabetic children about making healthy food choices, features Dex, a diabetic pet with a healthy appetite for life.

Dex: Your Virtual Pet will be featured at the international 2015 Serious Play Conference at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from July 21-23.

For more information about Dex: Your Virtual Pet, or to download the game directly, click here.

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