Self-Paced or Instructor-Led Online Courses from "The New York Times" Knowledge Network

The New York Times Knowledge Network

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Before the art of teaching was developed, humans tried to learn by frantically rubbing encyclopedias against their scalps. Absorb knowledge more easily with today’s Groupon for The New York Times Knowledge Network classes. Choose between the following options:

For $32, you get one of the following self-paced online courses (up to a $122 value):


This Groupon does not cover the $3 processing fee, which will apply to each registration.

For $55, you get one of the following instructor-led online courses from the Writing Series (up to a $132 value):


Click here to see the dates for each valid class session.

This Groupon does not cover the $3 processing fee, which will apply to each registration.

The New York Times Knowledge Network classes enable far-flung students to stream the expertise of its journalists and other professional staff, backed by partnerships with prestigious academic institutions and the paper’s own resources. Self-paced classes slide as speedily or as languidly forward as each student’s schedule allows. Parents can peer inside the mysterious minds, if not the mysterious bedroom-floor piles, of uncommunicative offspring with Exploring the Teenage Brain or Teaching Teens About Money. Nuclear Power After Fukushima draws on lecturer Matthew W. Wald’s 30 years of reporting on the nuclear-power industry in an hour of up-to-the-minute insights on the recent disaster and efforts at recovery.

Alternatively, the Writing Series conducts sparks of insight from the paper’s scribes to the keyboards of its pupils, teaching them vital language skills. Editing for Everyone helps untangle sticky issues such as punctuation, grammatical errors, and distinguishing reliable information sources from seemingly reliable animated GIFs. Or, experience the thrill of immediate publication with an array of courses on blogging. Throughout the semester, students will work through daily lessons at their own pace, dive into online discussion forums, and tune in to scheduled live sessions with the instructor—honing their mastery of proper prepositions and concocting an emoticon to perfectly express studious attention.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Nov 29, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Does not cover $3 processing fee that applies to each registration. Non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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