Safety Silences in Culture – Affordances Another post in the theme of critical factors in culture that Safety is silent about (https://safetyrisk.net/category/safety-culture-silences/). When it comes to understanding culture, it is essential to understand how affordances drive decision making. Yet, … [Read more...] about Safety Silences in Culture – Affordances
Curriculum and Bodies of Knowledge as Instructional Affordances An affordance is created by design eg. a chair affords ‘sitting’ by design, a cup affords ‘drinking’ by design, a ball afford ‘kicking’ by design and water is designed for drinking and swimming. Understanding affordance is foundational … [Read more...] about Curriculum and Bodies of Knowledge as Instructional Affordances
Theme - Affordance The Theme for this Quarterly Newsletter is the nature of Affordance. Affordance is the way context, objects and social presence 'afford' a response. Affordance and Risk All objects give off an ‘affordance’, they communicate and ‘invite’ us unconsciously to the purpose of … [Read more...] about CLLR Newsletter May 2020
The Art Of Human Centred Design Have you ever struggled to open a door only to discover that you were pushing when the sign clearly says “PULL” – its not your fault, rather, faulty design. This is called a ‘Norman Door’ and they open into some good lessons for Safety. One of the most common safety … [Read more...] about Push or Pull – It’s Not Your Fault – It’s a Norman Door!