In this paper, we aim to analyze the production of professional blogs by pre-service English teachers and the roles that such digital language practices may perform in the education of relexive and critical language teachers. Speciically, we analyzed the blog posts that two pre-service teachers produced and the professional identities that are forged in such a digital language practice. he reported case study is of qualitative and interpretative nature. he data, composed by the pre-service English teachers? blog posts and their experiential narratives regarding the pedagogical practice they experienced, were generated in 2010 in an elective unit in a state university of the north of Paran?. he results demonstrate the emergence of identity conlicts due to the engagement of the pre-service English teachers in the production of digital language practices. hese conlicts have generated an impulse towards the reconstruction of the identities of these future English language professionals. Keywords: Professional blogs; Language teacher education; Digital technologies; Professional identities.
|Pages (from-to)||33 - 45|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Ilha do Desterro: a journal of English language, literatures in English, and cultural studies|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|