On the Use of Blockchain Technology for Education During Pandemics

Anissa Cheriguene, Taieb Kabache, Asma Adnane, Chaker Abdelaziz Kerrache, Farhan Ahmad

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Abstract

During the recent pandemic events and lockdown, most educational institutions have moved into online and distance learning. Certain institutions have been more ready than others to shift into full online learning and teaching mode. However, many technical and security challenges and issues related to the learning management system have been encountered. In this article, we investigate the technical benefits of blockchain, and we propose a secured and trusted online-leaning framework based on blockchain. Our proposal takes advantage of blockchain technology to ensure the expected standard of teaching and fairness of assessment while respecting the schedule of courses and exams. Through blockchain’s reward methods, it also motivates both students and teachers to persist in their efforts, even from home.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-61
Number of pages10
JournalIT Professional
Volume24
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2022

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Keywords

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Software

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