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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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Thus, one of the affordances that fantasy literature brings as a form is a particular affinity for the role of fantasy (in broader psychological terms) to disrupt rigid, habitual forms of language.
To understand the affordances and constraints of existing tools and frameworks for leveraging video for teacher preparation, we reviewed two recent literature reviews on the use of video for teacher learning and a collection of essays on video use in teacher education (Brouwer, 2011; Calandra & Rich, 2015; Gaudin & Chalies, 2015).
Il s'agit d'enclencher un processus, de le completer par un produit, puis d'arriver a un autre, de le completer et ainsi de suite, avec les affordances TIC comme moyen de communiquer les sons et avec l'enculturation comme faculte d'adaptabilite.
The digital literacy practices that the participants engaged in have presented very different affordances to print-based media.
Griffiths does sense the affordance for replay, noting that the overcrowding connoted by "pick" could lead to "spilling over" (p.
Affordances of Writing Through Social Media and Impact on Learning to Write an Argument
(45) In other words, the Academy is an affordance space, mostly backgrounded in action, but often a precondition for certain kinds of thinking.
Students also commented on the affordance of visualizing hidden information: