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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Most Recent Articles

May 1, 2014
Does Google's decision to stop scanning university email for ad keywords represent a watershed moment for privacy or a symbolic gesture?
May 1, 2014
Administrators and faculty members reflect about future of online education on their campuses as 2U's Semester Online consortium nears its end.
April 30, 2014
The college and career planning startup ConnectEDU filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday night after struggling to repay debt held by more than 200 creditors.
April 30, 2014
The Kansas Board of Regents is not budging on its proposal to regulate social media use.
April 28, 2014
Despite the uptick of institutions banning selfies at graduation, the state of the selfie in higher education is strong.
April 23, 2014
As the ed-tech investment community gathers at the Education Innovation Summit for a fifth year, some attendees are growing impatient about the lack of results.
April 21, 2014
The liberal arts college consulting group NITLE announces a free toolkit for institutions that want to team up to tackle common challenges.
April 17, 2014
Beginning next month, the massive open online course provider Udacity will cut the first O from the acronym and only offer MOCs. Founder Sebastian Thrun, whose "pivot" last year shifted the company's focus to corporate training, in a blog post announced Udacity will stop issuing free course completion certificates on May 16.
April 16, 2014
Maryland fires off letters to large and small distance education providers alike in an attempt to find out who's teaching students in the state. Is this quality control or protectionism?
April 15, 2014
Florida International University prepares a prior learning assessment pilot in anticipation of granting credit for massive open online courses.


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