Special Issue "AI and Blockchain as New Trigger in the Education Arena"
A special issue of European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education (ISSN 2254-9625).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2022.
Interests: public policy; innovation; higher education; intellectual capital
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain technology application to education has brought forth a new world of possibilities for all the actors in this sector. In this context, this Special Issue aims to discuss new research and trends on all dimensions of AI and Blockchain applied to education.
This Special Issue will provide a global forum for the investigation and reporting of diverse issues that affect the application of AI and Blockchain to education: innovations in the learning processes, new avenues for education managers, and new learning contexts.
Original research contributions are solicited, and authors are invited to contribute with research papers, case studies, and demonstrations that present original scientific results—specifically, case studies about blockchain applications to education, empirical studies in education regarding the use of blockchain technologies, new educational management systems, new evaluation techniques and tools, and AI and blockchain learning best practices.
Dr. Maria José Sousa
Dr. Sónia P. Gonçalves
Dr. Francesca dal Mas
Dr. Davide Calandra
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- AI in education
- Blockchain in education
- Public policy for AI and Blockchain uses in education
- AI and Blockchain impacts in educational actors
- Blockchain use in educational management systems
- AI and Blockchain use as a new learning methodology
- Blockchain trends in education
- AI trends in education
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
Title: The use of Blockchain technology in academic voting: A case study at the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar.
Authors: Célio Gonçalo Marques and António Manso
Affiliation: Instituto Politécnico de Tomar
Abstract: Blockchain technology is an innovative technology that allows the safe storage of facts on a distributed computer network. Its greatest attribute is the immutability of the facts and the security that this brings to those who need them. In this paper, we introduce the architecture, implementation and testing of a blockchain-based voting system that allows users to make choices through a smart contract. The contract allows each user to vote only once, allows anonymous and identified votes and the system guarantees the immutability of the choice. The system was developed with the collaboration of undergraduate students in computer engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar and was tested in several academic election scenarios, either with anonymous voting or when voter identifications is required.
Title: Infusing Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Powers: Knowledge Representation on Innovations in Learning Process and Educational Policies
Authors: Ramesh Sharma; Andreia de Bem Machado; Fernanda Santos Pereira; Isabel Brito
Affiliation: 1. Ambedkar University Delhi, India 2. Uniasselvi Favim, Brazil 3. IP Beja, Portugal
Abstract: Innovation permeates all areas of society, among them is education, which is an important sector as it constantly generates large amounts of information. Managing this information, and ensuring its storage with security, availability, and immutability, is a relevant challenge. Considering this context, many technological solutions have emerged greatly in the 4th industrial revolution era, including artificial intelligence and Blockchain-based applications. The use of computer-oriented Blockchain in education can guarantee security and reliability through data decentralization. Governments and organisations have put in place policies on the adoption of blockchain and AI applications. The objective of this research will be to critically examine the educational policies and the use of innovations in learning processes for the applicability of Blockchain infused with artificial intelligence. For that, a systematic and integrative review will be carried out in the scopus database, in order to answer the following questions: 1) what is AI and Blockchain? 2) what are educational innovation policies exhibiting adopting of AI and BC? 3) How can innovation be applied in learning processes? and finally, 4) What are the educational policies with the use of innovations in the learning processes for the applicability of Blockchain? The results converge public policies related to blockchain and technological innovation in the Teaching-Learning process with significant implications for the operation and understanding of open innovation systems in a globalized world.