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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Most Recent Articles

October 24, 2013
Supporters of massive open online courses and open-access journals have been quick to claim the mantle of disruption, but in a new analysis, only one of them is found to have that potential.
October 24, 2013
With a new round of universities added to its consortium, the massive open online course provider Coursera on Thursday announced it has passed 100 partner institutions across the world. The official count now sits at 107 universities in 20 different countries.
October 23, 2013
At a conference on sustainable scholarship, faculty members, librarians and publishers take turns to explain why their positions won't be rendered obsolete by technology.
October 22, 2013
Acatar, a Carnegie Mellon University subsidiary, launches its Global Campus platform, but can the company grow to become the financially sustainable spinoff the institution wants?
October 18, 2013
At University of Kentucky, a data-driven approach to student retention involves asking students about their tablet use and sleeping patterns.
October 17, 2013
The 2013 Campus Computing Survey shows officials minimizing the role of individual technologies to focus on IT as a service for faculty development and student success.
October 16, 2013
Educause attendees hear call to provide regular guidance for professors on how to use technology.
October 11, 2013
Graduate faculty at Rutgers University at New Brunswick carve a section of the university out of a contract with Pearson, but administrators say the online program partnership will continue on track.
October 10, 2013
Two days after massive open online course provider Coursera announced the creation of a Chinese-language web portal, edX on Thursday unveiled a new consortium of Chinese partner universities during an event in Beijing. 
October 10, 2013
A national group of faculty leaders urges more scrutiny of private money in higher education to avoid a potential crisis down the road.


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