A knowledge survey

The aim of this survey is to assess the current state of knowledge (based on self-evaluation) about blockchain-technologies and their applications in educational and training environments, especially, but not limited, to the perspective of professionals working in the field of education. The data is collected anonymously and therefore no personal reference (including the IP adresses) can be established. Each question can be skipped and you can leave the survey anytime without facing consequences of any kind.

This questionnaire is part of the research on blockchain-technologies and their impact on game-based education and learning assessment. (https://alexpfeiffer.mit.edu). The query of classical demographic data is therefore deliberately omitted.

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* 1. I answer this survey from the perspective of a person ...

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* 3. I first heard of the concept of blockchain-technology in the context of ...

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* 4. I would rate my knowledge of blockchain-technologies as follows (0 = no knowledge | 7 = very high knowledge) ...

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* 5. I have already done a transaction using/involving blockchain-technologies myself ...

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* 6. I get information about blockchain-technologies from the following sources ...

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* 7. I have already heard about the following blockchain-technologies ...

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* 8. I have already heard of the following terms and concepts ...

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* 9. I am so familiar with the following terms and concepts that I can explain their basic meaning to someone else...

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* 10. I feel qualified to set up "smart contracts" myself (0 = not qualified | 7 = highly qualified) ...

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* 11. The following aspects are in my opinion necessary to consider before including blockchain-technologies within the eductional sector ...

  Not important to consider Highly important to consider
The ability to operate a full node and store an encrypted copy of the blockchain used to store credentials
The possibility to process information from various blockchain-systems
Having a close look if and which patents are involved within the used technology
The ability to get a copy of my own data that can be stored on my own node, regardless of which blockchain system was originally used.
Basic information/education about blockchain-technologies for all people involved in the educational sector
Involvement of Government, strict worldwide regulation
Sophisticated privacy-settings
Involving corporations in the process of setting up Blockchain-technologies in the educational sector
Involvement of Government, strict local regulation
Everything has to be set up with open-source technologies
Clear and transparent rules about who is responsible for payment of fees
In-depth education about blockchain-technologies for IT-professionals and administrative-officers  in the educational-sector

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* 12. In my opinion blockchain-technologies are suitable (or not suitable) for the following use cases within the educational sector ...

(Assuming a fully functional distributed ledger with effective privacy features and safeguards against manipulation or any other good-case solution you can imagine)

  Not suitable Highly suitable
Storing each step/chapter of an exam through e-learning tools while being examined
Storing the successful completion of a course or class, without any specific grades
Class book and validated communication with parents/relatives
Storing  a behavioural grade at the end of the term
Adapting digital serious games for use as assessment tools
Storing grades at the end of the term
Storing competence profiles at the end of the term
Taking exams "off-school/university/education center", assuming a suitable ID-checking solution is in place
Scholarship processing and funding management
Handle payment transactions, for example for course fees
Storing each test completed that has been completed during a term
Handling of votings (e.g. vote for  school representatives)

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* 13. Please rank which professions require lower or higher knowledge of blockchain-Technologies, regarding  their use in the educational sector.

  no knowledge needed high knowledge needed
Teacher
Administrative IT-Officer
Administrative Non-IT Officer
Headmaster / Rector / Dean
Educational App-Developer
Educational Game-Developer
Politicians
Hardware Specialist
Researcher in the field of education and educational technologies

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* 14. I want to add the following thoughts regarding the topic “Blockchain-Technologies and the educational sector”...

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