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Implementing Digital Badges in a Teacher Education Program
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, , Kent State University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Jacksonville, Florida, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-07-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine how digital badges were implemented into teacher education program for secondary English language arts preservice teachers. This work explores how digital badges were conceptualized, created, designed, and implemented. Also described is the infrastructure that supported the digital badges. In addition, preservice teachers’ engagement as they earned digital badges were explored and their reflections about how they conceptualized implementing digital badges in their future classrooms.

Citation

Pytash, K. & Ferdig, R. (2014). Implementing Digital Badges in a Teacher Education Program. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2014--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1779-1780). Jacksonville, Florida, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 29, 2020 from .

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