The Web3 Foundation as well as the worldwide online learning venue named edX have introduced several foundational courses regarding Polkadot venue and blockchain technology. The 4-part series entitled “Web3x” will feature the basics of the blockchain along with exploring the software development set as well as the programming language Rust.
The Web3 Foundation Partners up with edX to Provide Free Courses Featuring Polkadot and Blockchain
At present, there are just the initial two courses on the webpage of Web3x. These take one course related to Web3 and blockchain technology while the 2nd one is related to Polkadot’s introduction. In the former course, blockchains’ history and the chief terminology have been elaborated related to Web3, Ethereum, and Bitcoin, as well as the technology at their back.
The latter provides the information dealing with the key terminology providing the basis for Polkadot and the concepts of its interoperability, shared security, consensus, cryptography, as well as networking aspects.
The selection of Polkadot is not considered a surprise as the layer-0 blockchain of Polkadot provides Web3 Foundation with the flagship protocol. It is decided that the above-mentioned courses will be started on 20th of this month for free.
While making remarks on the respective joint endeavor’s launch, Bertrand Perez (the CEO of Web3 Foundation) stressed the significance of the expertise of edX in the case of online learning. He mentioned that it is included in the present project to carry out collaborations with well-known educators.
As per him, edX is the platform that contains the required characteristics to establish a noteworthy long-term partnership with Web3 Foundation.
In 2017, the creation of the Web3 Foundation was carried out in Switzerland’s Zug by Dr. Gavin Wood (the chief technology officer and the co-founder of Ethereum).
Since then, up to 300 projects across fifty countries have been supported by the venue. It additionally operates a research group, concentrating on decentralized algorithms, networking, and cryptography.
Majority of Surveyed Participants of Study.com Favor Crypto’ Contribution to Necessary Education
Recently, a survey was conducted where Study.com (an online educational venue) discovered that the surveyed population’s sixty-four percent of parents as well as sixty-seven percent of the graduates from colleges were of the view that crypto assets should contribute to mandatory education.
These two groups had a shortly diverse viewpoint in the case of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the Metaverse, and blockchain technology.