Course 2: Introduction to Blockchain Platforms, Cryptocurrencies and the Digital Economy

Is designed as an Introduction to Blockchain Platforms where learners will be introduced to the specific information related to Blockchain platforms including Hyperledger, Bitcoin, and Ethereum.

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Lesson 1 - Introduction to Blockchain Platform

    • Introduction to Blockchain Platforms

      PRUEBA GRATIS
    • Introduction to Hyperledger Applications and Tools

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 1 - Quiz 1

    • Hyperledger Fabric Explained

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 1 - Quiz 2

    • Reading: Hyperledger Exec: Blockchain Will Diminish Power of Tech Giants like Google

    • Lesson 1 - Writing Assignment 1

    • Reading: Decentralized Voting Platform Built on Hyperledger Sawtooth

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 1 - Quiz 3

    • Lesson 1 - Writing Assignment 2

    • Introduction to Hyperledger vs. Permissionless Blockchains

      PRUEBA GRATIS
    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 1 - Quiz 4

    • Reading: Hyperledger and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 1 - Quiz 5

    • Ethereum VS Hyperledger Fabric

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 1 - Quiz 6

    • Reading: What is the Ethereum Alliance?

    • Lesson 1 - Writing Assignment 3

    • Lesson 1 - Writing Assignment 4

    • Create Action Plan - Lesson 1 - Introduction to Blockchain Platform

    • Student Discussion forum for Lesson 1 - Introduction to Blockchain Platform

  • 3

    Lesson 2 - Cryptocurrencies and Cryptography

    • Introduction to Cryptocurrencies

      PRUEBA GRATIS
    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 2 - Quiz 7

    • Reading: MIT - Cryptocurrency

    • Lesson 2 - Writing Assignment 5

    • Reading: Cryptocurrencies: A Paradigm Shift

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 2 - Quiz 8

    • Introduction to Cryptography

    • Cryptography Explained: Public-Key vs Symmetric Cryptography

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 2 - Quiz 9

    • Reading: Hashing Basics and History

    • Lesson 2 - Writing Assignment 6

    • Reading: Cryptographic Hash Functions Explained

    • Create Action Plan - Lesson 2 - Cryptocurrencies and Cryptography

    • Student Discussion forum for Lesson 2 - Cryptocurrencies and Cryptography

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    Lesson 3: Cryptocurrency Tokens and Smart Contracts

    • Introduction to Cryptocurrency tokens & Tokenization

      PRUEBA GRATIS
    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 3 - Quiz 10

    • What is the difference between a cryptocurrency coin and a token?

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 3 - Quiz 11

    • Reading: Guide to Crypto Token Types

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 3 - Quiz 12

    • Lesson 3 - Writing Assignment 7

    • Reading : What is the Howey Test?

    • Lesson 3 - Writing Assignment 8

    • Introductory to Smart Contracts

    • Reading: 10 Challenges to the Adoption of Smart Contracts

    • Lesson 3 - Writing Assignment 9

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 3 - Quiz 13

    • Smart contracts - Simply Explained

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 3 - Quiz 14

    • Lesson 3 - Writing Assignment 10

    • Reading: Decentralized Applications

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 3 - Quiz 15

    • Create Action Plan - Lesson 3: Cryptocurrency Tokens and Smart Contracts

    • Student Discussion forum for Lesson 3: Cryptocurrency Tokens and Smart Contracts

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    Lesson 4: How People Interact with Cryptocurrencies & How Cryptocurrency Exchanges Support the Digital Economy

    • Introduction to How People interact with Cryptocurrencies

      PRUEBA GRATIS
    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 4 - Quiz 16

    • Reading: How Cryptocurrencies Can Help Developing Nations

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 4 - Quiz 17

    • Reading: 9 Barriers to Cryptocurrency adoption

    • Lesson 4 - Writing Assignment 11

    • Introduction to How Cryptocurrency Exchanges Support the Digital Economy

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 4 - Quiz 18

    • Reading: What Will Cryptocurrency Give to the Digital Economies of the Future?

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 4 - Quiz 19

    • Lesson 4 - Writing Assignment 12

    • Reading: Internet of Things, Blockchain and Shared Economy Applications

    • Lesson 4 - Writing Assignment 13

    • Create Action Plan - Lesson 4: How People Interact with Cryptocurrencies & How Cryptocurrency Exchanges Support the Digital Economy

    • Student Discussion forum for Lesson 4: How People Interact with Cryptocurrencies and Exchanges

  • 6

    Final Exam: Blockchain Platforms

    • Knowledge Check - Final Quiz - All lessons

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    We hope you enjoyed this journey. Are you ready for more?

    • Congratulations!

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    Resources

    • Blockchain Glossary