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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March 25, 2015
A new federal student privacy bill leaves out higher education, a move some legal scholars describe as a mistake.
March 24, 2015
U. of Michigan researcher finds that different formats for assignments result in notably different qualities of writing.
March 19, 2015
The same fraternity in the national spotlight for a racist video was involved in incidents against American Indians in the 1990's -- and Indians question whether the university is doing enough to boost minority recruitment.  
March 18, 2015
The domain extension ".college" became available on Tuesday, and colleges and universities can until April 17 register new Web addresses for free -- as long as they own the trademark. The company behind .college, XYZ, pitched the new domain extension as a branding opportunity. "As an example, Boston College could register for free before Sept.
March 13, 2015
The nonprofit research organization Ithaka S+R is back with another look at the many studies that compare student outcomes from face-to-face and online or hybrid courses, and once again, the results show "no significant differences" between the two modes of delivery. Questions about the studies' methodology also remain. D.
March 12, 2015
George Miller, a former congressman from California who served as the chairman of the U.S. House education committee, will join Cengage Learning in an advisory role, the company announced on Wednesday. Miller will focus on issues "including public policy and business strategy," the company said in a press release. First elected to Congress in 1974, Miller retired this January.
March 11, 2015
Apple will invest $50 million in a multiyear agreement with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and the National Center for Women and Information Technology in an effort to address the technology industry's workforce diversity gap.
March 11, 2015
After contemplating a proposal to ban its editors from blogging, the International Studies Association promotes an initiative to explore how online media can actually benefit scholars in the field.
March 10, 2015
Though deleted from M.I.T.'s repositories, the lecture videos of the former physics professor are thriving, aided by the professor's push to share them.
March 6, 2015
Massive open online course provider Coursera this week drew the ire of some translators on Twitter after claiming "that the quality of the Coursera's Global Volunteer Translator Community... is better than a professional translator." The roughly 5,600 volunteer members of the community help translate lecture video subtitles.


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