The New York Times, one of the a leading media companies globally together with the New York Times Knowledge Network has recently introduced a new online project that aims to complement the Times contents with the course materials that are provided by educators to their online students.
This project will provide enhanced classroom and distance learning as educators will now have an opportunity to use online Times article and its multimedia content including videos and webcasts, pertaining to specific subjects. On the other hand, online students can benefit from access to specific content that is taken from the enormous collection of Times reporting on their immeasurable number of issues.
Aside to enhanced course offerings for online learners, the Knowledge Network will likewise serve as a global networking and professional and academic development resource for faculty, students and alumni. Through the network, online users can now share work with their colleagues and develop their own academic or professional ePortfolios.
These new features of New York Times are available through Epsilen Environment. To access these features, online students need to register for Knowledge Network courses through their respective universities. The creation of basic ePortfolio account is free for all registered students and faculty of U.S. colleges and universities.