This perspective allows us to move beyond arguments which posit that the affordances
and wide dissemination of various tools for mediated communication between cultures "may now make just about everybody a little more cosmopolitan" (Hannerz 1990: 249; cf.
Para as autoras, o que os usuarios fazem nao e apenas aproveitar as affordances
das interfaces, pois eles desempenham um papel ativo no estabelecimento daquelas affordances
For example, Sloterdijk sees Plato's Academy as a specific kind of affordance
space, a space that affords a kind of architectural epoche.
Responses were qualitatively mined both for content understanding (using the same categorization manual that we used for the OE post-intervention survey questions) and for the affordances
of AR as a visualization tool (Yoon & Wang, 2014).
Further, there is a readily accepted assumption that current pre-service teachers, as young adults, will be early adopters of technology, and that they are more likely (than previous generations of pre-service teachers) to identify and take on the affordances
of these devices (Clinton et al.
To that end, they adequately portray the advantages of each online learning environment, providing language educators with an awareness of how best to leverage the affordances
of each environment for the benefit of student learning.
Burleson, "so designers should model systems with tangible and embodied elements which explore their affordances
to foster collaboration by design, rather than planning for students to individually use the technology.
For Dave and Nick, the technological distance and mathematical distance were different but appropriate, revealing their developing mathematical understandings as they accessed the app's affordances
Our conceptual framework is informed by two key concepts: the notion of affordances
of mobile technology could enable virtual laboratory environments on m-learning system in functions of demonstration, presentation, remote controlling, user interface, interaction and data communications.
Peterson's book offers a comprehensive literature review and balanced approach that considers both the affordances
and constraints of incorporating computer games into the language classroom.
Gibson coined the word affordance
: "The affordances
of the environment are what it offers the animal, what it provides or furnishes, either for good or ill.