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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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An early conversation about how a system wants to grow can reduce the risk of over-designing and underutilizing flexibility affordances by layering operational aspects of flexibility on spatial solutions.
It should not be surprising to claim that defamiliarization is one of the affordances of the fantastic.
Research Question 2: What are the affordances and constraints of the existing frameworks for video use?
Le schema de la figure 3 represente le parcours transformateur (indique par une fleche) qui est le fil conducteur du processus creatif et chaque element le constituant (l'enculturation, les affordances TIC et l'orchestration creative) en fait partie integrale.
The affordances of different ICTs prompt organizations to use different media platforms in unique ways; hence, organizations' communicative practices may vary on different platforms.
From a microanalysis of texts, my findings show that 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.
Cylinder Affordances: Listening to "Spelt from Sibyl's Leaves"
He hinted that the initiative, among others was bound to produce vision and the audacity to pursue it among the citizenry, saying that 'it will contribute to the creation of job opportunities and provide individuals with creativity to find their affordances in all life contexts.'
It will address contemporary debates on the affordances of blockchain technologies (a public digital ledger that is used to record transactions across many computers) in relation to sustainability, alternative economies and terms of engagement specifically as they relate to culture.
However, these affordances also give cues to children on usability, and can encourage them to try to get into the package.
Specifically, it examines the kinds of affordances available in social media-based writing, and how students process those affordances in writing genre texts.
The third part of the book contains chapters on "Cultural Affordances and Social Understanding." Shaun Gallagher's chapter draws upon the distinction, made in hermeneutics, between significance and meaning to argue that the "mind-reading" approach to understanding other minds, in the social cognition literature, is flawed.
What seems to be implied here is that agents across social strata harness cosmopolitan capital from the affordances offered by various media.