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affordance

(graphics)
A visual clue to the function of an object.
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Tendo baseado seu conceito de affordance em estudos do comportamento animal, Gibson o definiu como relacoes reciprocas entre o ambiente e o animal.
With that being said, what encompasses the digital for you, and what particular affordances does it offer?
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:
For over a decade, research has indicated that the current generation of tertiary students is more likely to recognise the affordances of emerging technologies and apply these affordances effectively to a range of tasks than previous generations (Clinton, Purushotma, Robison & Weigel, 2006; Long, 2005; Prensky, 2001).
He often zoomed in so the gaps between consecutive numbers were wide enough for precise zooming, accessing the app's affordance of efficient precision.
Architectural framework for different types of m-learning environments should be potentially designed regarding affordances of mobile technology and augmented reality features [3].
This idea implies that "the affordance is a property of whatever the person interacts with, but to be in the category of properties we call affordances, it has to be a property that interacts with a property of an agent in such a way that an activity can be supported" (Greeno, 1994, p.
Wroblewski (2011) mentioned affordance several times in the book and at other times in the book, he would address affordance without actually mentioning it.
Affordance is a physical feature that allows the user to use what the product is intended for (Gibson, 1977, 1979; Norman, 1988; Ware, 2003).
The use of ecological psychology theory, particularly the synthesis of behavior setting and affordance theories (Heft, 2001), to study venue-specific sexual risk taking has expanded earlier person-environment research in commercial sex venues (Balan et al.
Seguindo os preceitos da teoria da affordance ela desenvolveu uma estrategia para a captura do olhar do transeunte posicionando mensagens com forte apelo grafico, aproveitando as possibilidades de percursos ofertadas no ambiente.