Carl Straumsheim

Carl Straumsheim, Technology Reporter, joined Inside Higher Ed in 2013. He got his start in journalism as a video game blogger for Norway's third largest paper, Dagbladet, at age 15, and has since dabbled in media criticism, investigative reporting and political coverage. Straumsheim (pronounced STRAWMS-hyme) boasts that he once received a perfect score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language, which enabled him to pursue a bachelor's degree in English from LaGrange College and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland at College Park.

 

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November 6, 2013
Trinity College Dublin and the University of Melbourne will become the first international participants in the course consortium Semester Online, the education technology company 2U announced on Wednesday.
November 6, 2013
In two separate analyses, researchers cast doubt about claims made by Purdue on the impact of its early-warning system on retention.
November 5, 2013
While public and private institutions have chosen different strategies on online education, academic officials in both camps face the same challenges with getting faculty members on board with the efforts, according to new research conducted by the Learning House, Inc., of members of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Council of Independent Colleges.
November 5, 2013
Frostburg State U. will attempt to draw more students to campus by letting them stay home a semester longer.
November 4, 2013
Duke's Cathy Davidson plans a massive collaborative effort to tackle the challenges facing higher education.
November 1, 2013
Massive open online course provider Coursera will provide physical spaces in which to use its digital content, the company announced on Thursday. Along with five partner organizations, including the U.S. State Department, Coursera will establish "Learning Hubs" at more than 20 locations around the world, including at campuses and U.S. embassies.
October 31, 2013
The Georgia Institute of Technology has in 20 days received almost 1,000 more applications for its low-cost online master's degree than it does in a year for its residential program, according to data released by the university.
October 31, 2013
The Berklee College of Music will next year launch its first two bachelor's degrees online, where 120 credits cost less than one year on campus.
October 30, 2013
A new scam is tricking academics into thinking their research has been accepted for publication in a scholarly journal, the American Historical Association warned on Tuesday. Scholars will initially receive an email with "grammatical errors and unprofessional language" with an offer to publish a conference paper, and after submitting one, the scammer will ask the author to pay a "service charge" of several hundred dollars to review, edit and print the piece.
October 30, 2013
Despite a seemingly critical new study, the debate about flipping the classroom still tends to favor those in support.

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