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Exploring the Perceptions of Applying Blockchain Technology in the Higher Education Institutes in the UAE

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The British University, Student Administration department, 345015 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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University of Wollongong, Faculty of Engineering & IT, 20183 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Presented at the 3rd annual Decentralized Conference, Athens, Greece, 30 October–1 November 2019.
Proceedings 2019, 28(1), 8; https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2019028008
Published: 31 October 2019
Based on the increasing demand for having a reliable method to verify student records in the education sector in the UAE, this research will attempt to get the perception of the managerial unit of higher education organizations in the UAE about the expected value of applying this technology. The study will test two main areas: student academic records and student campus life happiness. Mentioned about the methodology used. The research will finally suggest a possible way to adopt this technology, like spreading the awareness about the advantages of the Blockchain technology, providing support from the governmental organizations and creating the brainstorming & skills workshops that assist in understanding this new technology. These methods will help to grow up the technology and support its implementation process. Finally, evaluations should be conducted after the implementation to review and rate the success in reaching the main organizational goals.
Keywords: bigdata; blockchain; digitization; bigdata; records; management; business case; confidentiality; intigrity bigdata; blockchain; digitization; bigdata; records; management; business case; confidentiality; intigrity
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Nokiti, A.E.; Yusof, S.A.M. Exploring the Perceptions of Applying Blockchain Technology in the Higher Education Institutes in the UAE. Proceedings 2019, 28, 8. https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2019028008

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Nokiti AE, Yusof SAM. Exploring the Perceptions of Applying Blockchain Technology in the Higher Education Institutes in the UAE. Proceedings. 2019; 28(1):8. https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2019028008

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Nokiti, Abdullah El, and Shafiz A. Mohd. Yusof. 2019. "Exploring the Perceptions of Applying Blockchain Technology in the Higher Education Institutes in the UAE" Proceedings 28, no. 1: 8. https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2019028008

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