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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Foundations of Blockchain and Digital Currencies

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 11 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
The Internet of Money40m
Blockchain Basics1h
1 practice exercise
Foundations of Blockchain and Digital Currencies30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

The Need for Blockchain

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 28 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Round Table Discussion - Blockchain as Protocol9m
2 readings
Blockchain Basics1h
Supplemental Video (Optional)22m
1 practice exercise
System Requirements30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Peer-to-Peer Software Systems, Trust, and Integrity

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 20 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Blockchain Basics10m
Supplemental Videos (Optional)40m
1 practice exercise
Peer-to-peer Systems30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Peer-to-peer Business Concepts and Bitcoin Value

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 9 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
The Internet of Money10m
Blockchain Basics1h

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