Module 1: Introduction to Blockchain

This introductory course from the Emerging Technologies Academy (ETA) (powered by blocksEDU) and certified by the Foundational Technologies Institute) provides a foundation for understanding the emerging technology of Blockchain.
Module 1:  Introduction to Blockchain

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Section 1: Welcome to - Module 1: Introduction to Blockchain
  • 2
    Section 2: Where are the blockchain jobs?
  • 3
    Section 3: The Origin of Blockchain
    • The beginning FREE PREVIEW
    • It all started with Tim May and the Manifesto
    • Audio & Text: Who is Tim May
    • Audio & Text: Blockchain - 14 things of Historical Interest
    • Video & Text: Blockchain came from Bitcoin
    • Video & Audio: Why blockchain matters
    • Video &.Text: What is blockchain and what is it going to change
    • Assignment: Short Essay
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 3 - The Origin of Blockchain
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 4
    Section 4: All about Blockchain
    • Video & Text: How does a blockchain work
    • Video & Text: Overview of blockchain
    • Section 4 - Quiz 1
    • Video & Text: Blockchain Technology - Basics
    • Video & Text: The Evolution of Blockchain Technology
    • Section 4 - Quiz 2
    • Video & Text: Introduction to the Decentralized Web
    • Video & Text: Introduction to the Distributed Organization
    • Section 4 - Quiz 3
    • Video & Text: Introduction to Distributed Ledgers
    • Video & Text: Introduction to Smart Contracts
    • Second 4 - Quiz 4
    • Video & Text: Introduction to Distributed Applications
    • Video & Text: Introduction to the Internet of Value
    • Section 4 - Quiz 5
    • Video & Text: Introduction to the Token Economy
    • Section 4 - Quiz 6
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 4 - All about blockchain
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 5
    Section 5: Cryptocurrency
    • Reading Assignment: What is Cryptocurrency
    • Video & Text: Introduction to how Bitcoin works
    • Video & Text: An example of the Digital Economy
    • Section 5 - Quiz 1
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 5 - Cryptocurrency
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 6
    Section 6: Final Exam - Module 1: Introduction to Blockchain
    • Final Quiz: Module 1: Introduction to Blockchain
  • 7
    Section 7: Resources
    • Text: Blockchain Glossary
    • Text: Tim May - Manifesto
    • Text: Wei Dai - b-money
    • Text: Adam Back - Hashcash Overview
    • Text: Nick Szabo - Bit Gold
    • Text: Satoshi Natomoto - Bitcoin
    • Video Link: New technologies (blockchain) and food safety
  • 8
    Thank You - and we hope you enjoyed this journey. Are you ready for more?
    • Congratulations - What is Next?
  • 9
    Second 8: Optional - History and Contributors
    • Explore the history and the people behind blockchain
    • Audio/Video: History and Contributors