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Afford

To be able to buy something. Theoretically, one can afford anything so long as one has the money to purchase it. However, affordability is subjective to a certain extent, depending on one's other obligations, wants and needs. See also: Expensive, Cheap.
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Finally, Gibson wrote, "If the affordances of a thing are perceived correctly, we say that it looks like what it is.
Other research areas concern the affordances of digital media for collaborative knowledge production, and for the literary arts.
The affordances of OL and F2F environments provide for different learning experiences, which impact the outcomes of instruction (Jonassen et al.
Kirsten at first required object-regulation that she characterized as mediational affordances such as grammar texts with their verbal paradigms and vocabulary lists.
Generally, VMRs should clearly communicate their affordances to learners, making it easy for them to perceive and attend to the interactions that are possible.
Interpreting such a sketch is similar to interpreting a picture that someone else has drawn--students must use the available affordances to investigate and draw conclusions about how items are connected.
en tant que ressource ou ensemble d' << affordances >> dans le rendement quotidien et le melange des identites intersectionnelles, enfin, 4.
The basic idea of affordances in terms of the physical environment for play, as expanded by Heft (1985), reverses the focus on the physical environment as a backdrop and places the possibilities for "a place" at the forefront of program implementation.
Social affordances and interaction II: Austism and the affordances of the human environment.
Facilitating Online Learning Conversations: Exploring Tool Affordances in Higher Education, Doctoral Thesis, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands.
230) and identify several distinctive features of color that constitute one type of affordance or source for meaning making with this mode (i.
The biggest affordance of Canvas is the automated peer review function.