Blockchains and Credentialing: Educational Use Cases and Technologies of Trust

Thursday, November 01 | 2:30PM–3:15PM MT | Four Seasons Ballroom 1, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Blockchains have emerged with the potential to transform business, education, and governments. From incentivizing community participation via monetary rewards to providing trust-enabling autonomy and agency to mobile learners, what are the educational use cases that blockchains support? Is it hype or substance? Learn what the ASU and Salesforce partnership has found.

Outcomes: Understand different types of blockchain implementations and their implications * Discover other problems immutable credentials solve (e.g., reverse credentialing) with smart contracts * Redefine roles of different units/partner institutions in credentialing * Understand the value of learner agency over their educational achievements


  • Lev Gonick

    Chief Information Officer, Arizona State University
  • Philip Komarny

    Exec Director of Digital Education, University of Texas System
  • Phil Long

    Senior Scholar - CNDLS, Georgetown University

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  • Blockchains and Credentialing Educational Use Cases and Technologies of Trust

    Updated on 6/14/2024