BCCP 101 - Introduction to Blockchain

This introductory course from The India STEM Alliance (ISA) (powered by blocksEDU) and certified by the Foundational Technologies Institute) provides a foundation for understanding the emerging technology of Blockchain.

Course curriculum

Introduction to Blockchain

  • 1

    Welcome

  • 2

    Lesson 1 - The Origin of Blockchain

    • The beginning

    • Blockchain came from Bitcoin

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    • Why blockchain matters more than you think

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    • What is Blockchain and what is it going to change

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    • Student Discussion forum for Lesson 1- The Origin of Blockchain

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    Lesson 2 - All about Blockchain

    • How does a Blockchain work

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    • (Section) A deeper dive into understanding Blockchain

    • An overview of what will be covered in this section

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    • Overview of Blockchain

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    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 1

    • Blockchain Technology - Basics

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    • The Evolution of Blockchain Technology

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    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 2

    • Introduction to the Decentralized Web

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    • Introduction to the Distributed Organization

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    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 3

    • Introduction to Distributed Ledgers

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    • Introduction to Smart Contracts

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    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 4

    • Introduction to Distributed Applications

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    • Introduction to the Internet of Value

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    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 5

    • Introduction to the Token Economy

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    • Lesson 2 - Quiz 6

    • Conclusion to this section - All about Blockchain

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    Lesson 3 - Cryptocurrency

    • Reading Assignment: What is Cryptocurrency

    • Introduction to how Bitcoin works

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    • An explanation of Cryptocurrencies

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    • An example of the Digital Economy

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    • Lesson 3 - Quiz 7

    • Student Discussion forum for Lesson 3 - Cryptocurrency

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    Final Exam - Introduction to Blockchain

    • FInal Quiz: Introduction to Blockchain

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    Resources

    • Blockchain Glossary

    • Article Link: Banks and lawyers praise blockchain smart contract pilot

    • Article Link: Blockchain adopted by Canadian banks to verify client identities

    • New technologies (blockchain) and food safety

    • Blockchain Use Cases in Supply Chain, Anant Kadiyla of Oracle

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    Thank You - and we hope you enjoyed this journey. Are you ready for more?

    • Thank You and What is Next?

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    Optional - History and Contributors

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    • Optional Quiz: - History and Contributors

    • Student Discussion forum - Optional - History and Contributors