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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February 23, 2015
Hobsons, seeking to offer college and career planning tools that follow students through their entire educational careers, acquires Starfish Retention Solutions.
February 19, 2015
The New York Times and CIG Education Group on Wednesday announced the media organization's latest ed-tech initiative: NYT EDUcation, an online platform that will offer everything from college preparatory courses to continuing education for adult learners.
February 19, 2015
Learning management system provider Instructure is inching closer to an initial public stock offering, and on Wednesday the company announced it had raised another $40 million in investor funding. The company, which develops the Canvas LMS, will use the funding to expand its presence in the corporate learning management system with Bridge. To date, Instructure has raised about $90 million in investor funding.
February 19, 2015
Computer science department at U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rescinds a threat to crack down on students sharing code online.
February 18, 2015
New America Foundation argues that regulations governing federal financial aid are keeping community college students from earning degrees faster.
February 16, 2015
U. of Virginia launches an "education accelerator" that could one day grow to become a Consumer Reports for the ed-tech market.
February 13, 2015
The National Association of the Deaf on Thursday sued Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, saying the institutions violate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 by not captioning all of the course content they make available online.
February 12, 2015
Massive open online course provider Coursera adds corporate partners to its course sequences and says it has found a business model.
February 10, 2015
U. of California Press builds a new open-access publishing model around paying reviewers and subsidizing research from disciplines with less grant funding.
February 10, 2015
Just in time for tax season, hackers are escalating their efforts to impersonate the Internal Revenue Service in attempts to defraud taxpayers, the Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center, or REN-ISAC, warned on Monday. In an advisory, the organization warned I.T. executives and business officers to watch for suspicious e-mails and phone calls from people claiming to represent the I.R.S. and to protect personal information.


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