‘The New York Times’ Introduces Online Complement to College Courses

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By: E&P Staff

The New York Times introduced today a new online initiative that pairs Times content with faculty course material for both credit-bearing and continuing education courses.

Educators will be able to to select Times articles, archival content, graphics and multimedia content, including videos and Web casts and make them available to students online, along with other course materials.

This development is an expansion of The New York Times Knowledge
Network, a program that has provided copies of the paper, accompanied by curriculum guides, to faculty at colleges and universities for several
years.

This new component of the Knowledge Network, Times content will be readily available to students online, whether they?re enrolled in an on-campus course or continuing their education through a distance learning program.

The Knowledge Network will serve as a global networking and
professional and academic development resource for faculty, students and
alumnae. Users will be able to share work, create their
own academic or professional ePortfolios, invite peer review and establish professional contact with people around the globe based on common academic pursuits.

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