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 12, 2014
After another round of authors surprised to see their dissertations being sold online, ProQuest announces it will no longer sell them through retailers such as Amazon.
November 11, 2014
The Digital Games Research Association is targeted by #Gamergate supporters over claims that the organization is planning a feminist takeover of the video game industry.
November 10, 2014
The U. of Florida's political science department turns down a request to build a fully online degree over concerns about quality and the university's commitment.
November 7, 2014
EdCast, the online education platform provider launched this fall, on Friday debuted a healthcare-focused platform that will initially tackle the question of how to stop the spread of Ebola. The platform, Health.EdCast.Org, provides the foundation for international organizations and universities to work together on that and other issues, EdCast said in a statement.
November 6, 2014
Did the U. of Kansas overstep its bounds when it expelled a student for harassing an ex-girlfriend online, or was it acting on instructions from the federal government?
November 4, 2014
Students using Blackboard Learn will soon have access to Chegg's tutoring and career planning services, the companies announced on Monday.
November 4, 2014
Nearly two-thirds of all colleges and universities are using a customer relationship management system for services such as admissions and recruitment, but only one-quarter of institutions say they are fully taking advantage of those systems, according to a report from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
November 4, 2014
Faculty members are generally satisfied with quality of open educational resources, according to a new report, even though most instructors still aren't aware of OER.
November 3, 2014
eVersity, the University of Arkansas System's fully online institution, will be partly funded by a loan from the system's reserves, the Board of Trustees decided on Friday. The board last month approved a $5 million loan but tabled the source of the funds. In an email, a spokesman said the system will also issue a request for proposals from other financial institutions that could fund eVersity.
October 30, 2014
Lynn U.'s tablet revolution marches on. Its next initiative: affordable online degree programs delivered exclusively through iPads -- at tuition rates that are a fraction of what the university regularly charges.

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