Instructional Message Design, Volume 2

Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2022

Publication Title

Instructional Message Design: Theory, Research, and Practice (Volume 2)


18 pp.


Virtual and augmented reality are two examples of message design tools in the arsenal of educators that can be employed in order to create relations between content and the real life experiences of students. Virtual reality can take many forms and augmented reality may be an option that provides more relatable hands on experience for learners. As leaders in education are on a continual journey towards more innovative means of teaching, these two choices provide opportunities for educators to be innovative, while maintaining learning as the primary focus. Within the realm of both virtual and augmented reality, there are many options, which allows educators to amend the tools to best meet the needs of their students. When referring to education, training for military and medical personnel is also included.


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