Implementing Digital Badges in a Teacher Education Program

ID: 41879 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Kristine Pytash, Kent State University, United States
  2. Richard Ferdig, Kent State University , United States

Tuesday, March 18 11:50 AM-12:10 PM Location: Grand Ballroom 1 View on map

Presider: Lynn Aylward, School of Education, Acadia University, Canada

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.


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