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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October 7, 2014
Both Arizona State University and Starbucks are reporting a rush of new applicants after the coffee giant announced it would reimburse employees who took their junior and senior years through the institution's online arm. The university has already accepted 1,800 Starbucks employees (whom it referred to as "partners" in a press release), among whom about 1,000 have enrolled in the second fall session.
October 7, 2014
With more scholars starting their research outside the university library, how can institutions best help faculty members and students find scholarly content?
October 3, 2014
Chegg, the textbook rental and student support company, will add about 2 million users and 90,000 internship listings to its career center with the acquisition of Internships.com. Chegg has for almost a year featured listings from the website, but acquired it outright for a total of $11 million in cash and stock.
October 2, 2014
Since announcing a for-profit company in August, Kuali has struggled to explain its change in direction. Its leaders came to Educause to change that.
October 1, 2014
Chief information officers have for years said they care about training professors and students, but a new survey shows they have yet to figure out how.
September 29, 2014
Students at 50 colleges and universities will this fall use Revel, a digital content platform created by Pearson, as a textbook replacement in three general education courses. The platform, which combines text with interactive elements and multimedia, will first be used to teach introductory sociology and psychology and public speaking. 
September 29, 2014
Southern New Hampshire U.'s College for America spins off the custom-made learning management system it built around competency-based education.
September 26, 2014
A new study finds IPEDS, the federal government's higher education data collection program, is struggling to keep up with trends such as hybrid learning and continuing education.
September 25, 2014
Enterprise resource management software providers Campus Management and Workday are both rolling out updates to their product lineups ahead of the annual Educause conference next week, and both companies are emphasizing their products' mobile features.
September 25, 2014
The massive open online course provider Coursera is taking a more active role in shaping the content produced by its university partners. In an email to universities creating content for Coursera, the MOOC provider is asking for volunteers to create career-focused Specializations -- a sequence of courses meant to serve as continuing education.

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