On February 5, 2021, Bitcoin Association, the Switzerland-based international business group that works to advance enterprise with the Bitcoin SV blockchain, declares the official launch of the world’s first Bitcoin SV-focused large open on-line course (MOOC), produced in partnership with Saxion University of Applied Sciences within the Netherlands and its devoted Saxion Blockchain Institute within the Analysis Group Blockchain.
The primary on-line course to launch, ‘What’s Bitcoin and why does it matter?’, is accessible from February 5 to September 1, and gives an introduction to Bitcoin as a know-how – protecting its system, community, protocol, blockchain, and digital foreign money. The programs, together with all assessments, are supplied freed from cost and can be found by Saxion College to anybody, wherever on this planet, thinking about studying about Bitcoin.
‘What’s Bitcoin and why does it matter?’ is the primary of 4 deliberate MOOCs to be produced in partnership between Bitcoin Affiliation and Saxion College, with future programs set to construct on the data gained in earlier programs, a part of a progressive curriculum that may steadily transfer into extra technically superior content material.
Learners can progress by the teachings in their very own time and at their very own tempo. On the conclusion of every course, individuals will probably be invited to take an evaluation to display their proficiency in the subject material, with a Saxion College course certificates accessible upon profitable completion.
The collection of MOOCs will probably be taught with a give attention to Bitcoin SV (Satoshi Imaginative and prescient), a restoration of the unique Bitcoin protocol prescribed by creator Satoshi Nakamoto. As Satoshi envisioned, the Bitcoin SV community scales unbounded, facilitating excessive transaction throughput for minimal charges (the median value to ship a transaction on the Bitcoin SV community in 2020 was lower than 1/100 of a U.S. cent) and enabling a bunch of enterprise knowledge functionalities distinctive to its blockchain.
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Talking on at present’s announcement, Bitcoin Affiliation Founding President Jimmy Nguyen, commented: “Schooling is a core factor of the work we do at Bitcoin Affiliation. After too a few years of misinformation about Bitcoin, we’re dedicated to serving to college students and enterprise professionals higher perceive that Bitcoin shouldn’t be meant to be a digital gold retailer of worth; it’s each a extra environment friendly methods for Web funds and a world knowledge protocol. The Bitcoin SV community is demonstrating what is feasible with a blockchain that may scale unbounded and facilitate large volumes of low-fee cost and knowledge transactions, with a bunch of revolutionary enterprise purposes starting to emerge from a cross-section of industries. With at present’s launch of the primary on-line course with Saxion College, we’re making studying about Bitcoin simpler and extra accessible than ever earlier than, to assist prepare the following wave of blockchain innovators and disruptors.”
Additionally commenting, Dr Jan Veuger, Professor of Blockchain at Saxion College of Utilized Sciences, mentioned: “On the Saxion Blockchain Institute, we goal to show interdisciplinary abilities for the development of blockchain know-how. With the huge open on-line programs that we’re creating, that are targeted on Bitcoin’s authentic protocol and Bitcoin SV, we wish to be sure that everybody – be they college students, professionals or in any other case – has entry to the very best blockchain schooling to assist develop the following wave of innovation utilizing Satoshi Nakamoto’s design for Bitcoin. This collaboration is particular as a result of this is among the elemental disruptions within the monetary world.”