Title

Pros and cons of Blockchain-based approaches in Education

Author First name, Last name, Institution

Dua’a Abu Hamdi, Zayed University
Omar Alfandi, Zayed University

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Source of Publication

2021 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)

Publication Date

4-23-2021

Abstract

Blockchain has improved rapidly due to its unique characteristics such as security, decentralization, reliability and data integrity. Blockchain technology is used in several areas, for instance, health, financial, and Education. This article is a systematic review and state of art. It concentrates on Blockchain technology usage in Education; it focuses on three main areas: 1. Educational applications based on Blockchain technology 2. Advantages of use Blockchain in Education among real case study 3. Drawbacks of implementing application based on Blockchain technology. Detailed analysis and discussion based on the results and findings are taken into consideration. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, eLearning becomes vital for any educational institute in the world. Covid-19 consequences in the eLearning are discussed and analyzed in our study. In conclusion, we briefly describe our future work to present the new Blockchain model in Education.

ISBN

978-1-7281-8478-4

ISSN

2165-9567

Publisher

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Volume

00

Disciplines

Education

Keywords

COVID-19, Learning systems, Electronic learning, Systematics, Pandemics, Education, Blockchain

Scopus ID

85112441515

Indexed in Scopus

yes

Open Access

no

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