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How Blockchain Will Transform Credentialing (and Education)

How Blockchain Will Transform Credentialing (and Education) | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
According to a new report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, Blockchain will end paper based certificates, automate the award, recognition and transfer of credits, increase learner ownership and control over their own data, reduce institutional data costs and risk–but only if open standards are adopted.
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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 16, 12:08 PM

According to a new report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, Blockchain will end paper based certificates, automate the award, recognition and transfer of credits, increase learner ownership and control over their own data, reduce institutional data costs and risk–but only if open standards are adopted.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

https://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=blockchain

 

davidconover's curator insight, March 20, 1:32 PM
Here is an excellent report on How Blockchain Will Transform Credentialing (and Education). This hyperledger will change your district. Who will create and grant these certifications? #ibm, #blockchain, #IBMchampion, #weteachcs. #IBMcode, #edtech
 
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The evolution of eportfolios and career management
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Blockchain Secured Digital Diploma debuts at MIT

Blockchain Secured Digital Diploma debuts at MIT | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

...this summer, as part of a pilot program, a cohort of 111 graduates became the first to have the option to receive their diplomas on their smartphones via an app, in addition to the traditional format. The pilot resulted from a partnership between the MIT Registrar’s Office and Learning Machine, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based software development company.
The app is called Blockcerts Wallet, and it enables students to quickly and easily get a verifiable, tamper-proof version of their diploma that they can share with employers, schools, family, and friends.

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This technology may touch your teaching life.  Learn the vocabulary and concepts now!

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Blockchain Explained by Common Craft (VIDEO)

Blockchain Explained by Common Craft (VIDEO) | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
We now have a fundamentally new way to manage ownership of things like digital currencies and intellectual property. It’s called Blockchain and it is the foundation for concepts like Bitcoin. This video explains the basics in about three minutes.
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This lucid explanation will help you understand the core concepts of Blockchain.

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UPCEA - Promise and Potential of Blockchain

UPCEA - Promise and Potential of Blockchain | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
There is much hype and hyperbole, and nearly as much promise and potential for blockchain in higher education. As has been the case with many technologies, I believe there is both much hype and underestimation of the coming impact of blockchain in higher ed.
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Get a grip on a sophisticated idea that may become a very important way to establish your reputation and credentials.

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