Blockchain could help colleges like ASU provide better, more secure online education

Online education was gaining significant momentum with colleges and universities, even before the coronavirus pandemic. But as dozens and dozens of schools, like USC, Harvard, Rutgers, George Washington University, and UNC at Chapel Hill, take all or some of their Fall 2020 semester online in response to COVID-19, technology is playing an increasingly important role in higher education, both in term of the classroom and student administration. Tasks that were once conducted face-to-face, now have to be accomplished remotely. Blockchain could help schools perform some of these administrative tasks with more security and transparency.

At Salesforce’s Dreamforce 2019 conference, I had a chance to speak with Donna Kidwell, CTO at EdPlus at Arizona State University, about the institution’s plans for blockchain. Kidwell explained that ASU has a goal of supporting 100,000 online learners by 2025. They are already have 55,000 students. Blockchain will play a key role in helping them

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Can’t Secure Your Dream Job? Create Your Own

It’s no secret that the global coronavirus pandemic has significantly spiked the recent rise in unemployment rates. While being jobless is difficult for many, it can be especially hard for college students and recent graduates, since most have a load of student loans to carry, and some students may not have relevant experience to find a new job quickly.

We’ve come to know that many posts are either based on the traditional nine-to-five, Monday through Friday model or have a specific adjusted schedule. As the times change, so do the people and the job titles. Many positions in high demand today (think SEO or CRO specialists) didn’t even exist pre-digital age and weren’t that common at the beginning of the decade. However, there isn’t just a change in job

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