Share Paper: Using Digital Badges as an Innovative way to Promote Values Centered Behaviors

  1. Jennifer Millikan, Regis University, United States
  2. Melissa Brydon, Regis University, United States

Abstract: Digital badges are used as credentialing to recognize achievements and accomplishments that can be shared through business and social media avenues. This new and innovative technology is typically used to recognize skills, professional development, and achievements within the workplace; however this program seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of using digital badges as a way to recognize individuals for soft skills such as professional and ethical behaviors exemplified in everyday life. Within the context of a Jesuit university, Jesuit Values are not only part of the school’s mission, but are also the foundation for community engagement. Quite often, these values and ...