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Course 4 of 4 in the

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 5 – 10 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Authenticating Transactions and Distributing Data to Peers

1 video (Total 23 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
Blockchain Basics1h
The Internet of Money10m
Supplemental Video (Optional)50m
1 practice exercise
Authenticating Transactions and Distributing Data to Peers30m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Determining the Canonical Version of a Blockchain

3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
Blockchain Basics1h
The Internet of Money10m
Videos35m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Blockchain Limitations

1 video (Total 18 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Blockchain Basics1h 20m
Supplemental Video (Optional)30m
1 practice exercise
Blockchain Limitations30m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Organizational Applications of Blockchain

1 video (Total 11 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
The Internet of Money1h
Supplemental Videos (Optional)1h 10m

Instructor

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Stefano M. Stefan

University of California, Irvine

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Blockchain Specialization

Gain a fundamental understanding of blockchain technology and its components. Learn how such applications as cryptofinance makes use of the blockchain for decentralized, peer-to-peer transaction processing. Apply your knowledge of blockchain technology to enhance your trust and confidence in cryptocurrency trading and other situations where the blockchain is used....
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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