Carl Straumsheim

Carl Straumsheim, Technology Correspondent, 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 STROMS-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

July 7, 2015
Data from 13 massive open online courses offered by Duke University in fall 2014 shows the MOOCs primarily played a supplementary role, a new report shows. Researchers at Duke surveyed three groups of "underserved" learners: those below the age of 18 and above the age of 65, as well as those with limited access to higher education.
July 6, 2015
As Pennsylvania State University investigates two sets of sophisticated cyberattacks, IT security experts say more attacks are likely on the way.
July 1, 2015
A study on bystander behavior and cyberbullying raises questions about student behavior in large online courses.
June 30, 2015
Facing uncertainty about federal research funding, the U of Texas System builds a searchable database of faculty members to help bring in more investments from the private sector.
June 18, 2015
U of Arizona plans to emphasize its land-grant status as it joins the state's other public universities in offering online degrees for undergraduates.
June 16, 2015
Ed-tech start-up Kadenze launches an online education platform specifically created for creative arts courses.
June 16, 2015
A coalition of disability studies scholars formulate guidelines to help publishers produce accessible books.
June 16, 2015
The University of Pennsylvania is expanding its lineup of free online courses by joining massive open online course provider edX. The university was one of the first to join Coursera, another MOOC provider, and has seen millions of learners enroll in its online courses since then.
June 12, 2015
The Association of American University Presses' sixth annual survey on digital book publishing finds presses are pursuing myriad strategies but balancing them against limited resources. Nearly all respondents, or 92 percent, are exploring digital ebook sales, but eight other strategies, from print on demand to ebook rentals, registered between 86 and 36 percent. Few university presses believe ebook sales will be a substantial revenue generator, however.
June 11, 2015
Critics are calling a new U of Florida admissions effort a "bait and switch," but officials say its purpose has been misunderstood. maybe make headline edgier? make main hed: "'Gater From the Get-Go'/Is for Most a No-Go" and then: "Critics are calling a new U of Florida online effort a "bait and switch,"  but officials say its aims have been misunderstood and that effort will grow." or something like that? -sj *Still thinking about headline -CS*


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