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offer affordance(s)

To provide the means for something to happen or take place. Of course, man-made systems of organization in any field inherently offer affordances for error and exploitation, as the human element can neither be escaped nor denied. While many see the increasing amount of technology as a detriment to children's minds, one cannot underestimate how it also offers affordance to their increased capacity to learn and access information.
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This leads her to the conclusion that one of the affordances of the portal-quest fantasy is a form of character stereotyping, as characters are described as objects and exist primarily to fulfill plot functions: as she puts it, the portal-quest fantasy is "the last resting place of physiognomy" (11).
The findings of this research suggest that videos of self and others both have affordances and their utility for teacher learning largely depends on the learning goals for preservice teachers.
Second, by comparing NGOs' discourse on social media and websites, this study sheds light on the convergent yet distinct affordances of different ICTs for strategic health communication.
Une tension entre la culture de reference et le besoin d'un micromonde transformateur nous permet de degager la nature de la creativite comme un processus hautement dynamique qui rejoint, des affordances << non-percues >> (parce qu'etrangeres aux habitudes), << non exploitees >> (par conformite culturelle) ou << non inventees >> (Glaveanu, 2014).
My finding indicated that from a microanalysis of texts, young people use media/ text types, modes and genre/types of activity in their everyday literacy practices differently to how they use the affordances of the media and modes in their college-assessed literacy practices.
"Sibyl's Leaves" might be halting in its catalogues and clauses, but its prevailing formal quality is continuity, a cylinder affordance that resists the disintegration of which it warns.
Valoracion de la experiencia y construccion del affordance: Esta fase consistio en ubicar la informacion valorativa de los participantes sobre los usos del cine.
En este segundo caso se supuso que las personas con EP, al presentar la propiedad de la kinesia paradojal, podrian manifestar una mayor sensibilidad a las affordances del ambiente y por ende su ejecucion podria estar mas influenciada por la percepcion del estimulo.
It may be that they are building a bridge to the planet itself, a bridge for the making explicit of the planet as a planet through a cosmic affordance space, the cultivated Earth system.
This potential to augment users' interactions, engagement, and experiences has revealed numerous affordances of AR for science learning.
He often zoomed out to the greatest place value the level permitted (e.g., 10,000: ACMNA052) after placing the previous number but before the next number prompt appeared, accessing the affordance of focused constraint that restricted infinite navigation.
Architectural framework for different types of m-learning environments should be potentially designed regarding affordances of mobile technology and augmented reality features [3].
The term affordance was first coined by Gibson (1977) to refer to the functional properties that determine the possible utility of an object or environment for a particular agent.
Unlike Krug (2014) and Wroblewski (2011), Garrett (2011) did not mention affordance directly in any of his chapters but he was implying affordance when he advocated for use of consistency in features that have become conventional.