Blockchain in Education: The Best Teaching Models

Piotr Gutowski, Joanna Markiewicz, Piotr Niedzielski, Monika Klein
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XXV, Issue 4, 253-266, 2022
DOI: 10.35808/ersj/3080


Purpose: The usefulness of Blockchain technology due to its many advantages, in the form of off-the-shelf solutions, is conquering many sectors of the economy, such as finance, insurance, retail, industry, healthcare, logistics or public administration. The main aim of this paper is to identify the best teaching models for implementing Blockchain into the teaching process in higher educational institutions. Design/Methodology/Approach: The research method emloyed in this study was a model for evaluating online courses, covering topics related to Blockchain and data collection using the Delphi method. The experts were selected from among academic teachers with knowledge and experience in the field of Blockchain technology, who conduct their research in the IT and / or economic space. Findings: Not only Blockchain technology itself is important, but also exploring and learning about business transformations involving Blockchain (checking out available solutions on the market, tracing how the process of implementing Blockchain in new entities and projects). Practical implementation: This technology is under continuous evolution and we have not yet fully explored the limits of its applications. Blockchain is also a new paradigm for digital data management and learning. Due to the rising role of Blockchain, univeristies should include Blockchain in their education offer. Originality/value: The article fills the knowledge gap in the field of supporting the developing Blockchain environment in the context of introducing Blockchan into the teaching process.

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