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affordance

(graphics)
A visual clue to the function of an object.
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Convertibility isn't possible unless infrastructure affordances like medical gas availability, ceiling heights, and structural strength have been planned early.
Therefore, we may view florid style not as a "weakness" of epic fantasy (an evaluative term) but an affordance of epic fantasy (a descriptive term) and examine what the consequences are for fantasy's collisions with other social forms.
Taken together, the affordance of these frameworks are many--they help preservice teachers (a) learn to highlight what is important in the complexity of a classroom interaction, (b) construct a shared language to more precisely characterize instruction, (c) experiment with enacting instructional practices focused on students and their ideas, and (d) develop dispositions focused on students and their learning (Calandra & Rich, 2015; Santagata & Yeh, 2014; Stockera, 2008; Stockera et al, 2017; van Es et al., 2014; van Es et al., 2017).
Much research on organizational ICT use has adopted an affordance lens (Rice et al., 2017; Treem & Leonardi, 2013).
Par exemple, nous avons observe le parcours creatif d'un eleve qui, au debut de ses explorations des affordances du logiciel, a dit vouloir reproduire une musique deja entendue et il a trouve une option presentant une musique prefabriquee, une affordance qu'il a d'ailleurs utilisee a de nombreuses reprises.
Analytical framework: Media and media affordance Media and media affordance Media Defined in this study For example, as the means by Facebook, instant which something is text message, Twitter, communicated email, letter, webpage and blog.
(20) Use of this affordance is evident in everything from Assyrian clay cylinders to Edison's machine.
Specifically, it examines the kinds of affordances available in social media-based writing, and how students process those affordances in writing genre texts.