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2 Responses to “Halloweener”
Tom wrote:

Hmm. Another person who thinks “affordance” means a “visual cue.”

Archana wrote:

Hi Tom,

Your comment got me thinking. Affordance indicates a sensory cue. Visual is one of the five senses.

In this strip, the dartboard has the affordance of ‘being hit’. This example of affordance happens to be a visual one.

That’s how I see it. Let me know what you think. My company conducted research on Affordances in elearning. If you are interested, read the article at


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