Blockchain technology offers many interesting solutions to challenges we currently face in education and the academic industry. Blockchains in education touches on topics of identity and reputation, as well as privacy and security. They enable us to completely rework our education and credibility systems, as well as verify credentials. Yet, they also enable us a more secure way to hold student data, and make us ponder how rights over student data will change in the coming years as blockchain tech is integrated. Read upcoming news and ideas surrounding blockchain in education below!
Moderated by Hannah Rosenberg, this panel features Joe Renz of NewMobility, Chang Wan Han of Purdue University, and Heather Sullivan of Marquette University. The topics include blockchain applications, the Internet of things, and educating university level students on blockchain technology.
Developer and lead engineer on Shapeshift’s Prism Platform, smart contract developer, regarded speaker in the Ethereum community, and co-founder of Maiden, Raine Revere is helping progress blockchain technology through her incredible work!
This video features Dr. Huining Cao of CKGSB. Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is a private, non-profit educational institution. They have been leading the way in their research of the blockchain. Check out this video to see how they are educating their students on blockchain technology!
Our current education system has some problems they have yet to overcome. As technology becomes more widely adapted, more issues appear on the horizon. School systems and universities need secure ways to store student data and verify credentials. This article discusses these problems and how we can overcome them with blockchain technology.