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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January 15, 2016
Experts attempt to make sense of Khan Academy's patent application for A/B testing in education -- and whether it can even be patented.
January 15, 2016
College bookstores looking to lure students back from Amazon and other online retailers may want to consider meeting them where they are -- on their smartphones, according to a survey conducted by OnCampus Research, the research arm of the National Association of College Stores. Smartphones are in virtually every student's pocket (97 percent), and 40 percent of surveyed students said they would consider downloading an app from their college bookstore.
January 13, 2016
Online education provider Udacity is promising graduates of its new Nanodegree Plus program that it will find them jobs within six months -- or their money back. The guarantee will initially apply to U.S.-based learners in four of Udacity's microcredential programs: Machine Learning Engineer, Android Developer, iOS Developer and Senior Web Developer. Udacity introduced nanodegrees, nine-month programs in career-focused subjects such as app development, machine learning and programming, in 2014.
January 13, 2016
Georgia Tech and Emory's plan to build shared library collection begins in earnest this month. Partnership could lay the foundation for library consortium in Atlanta area.
January 13, 2016
Information security has leaped to the top of Educause's annual list of IT issues facing higher education, released Wednesday morning. The emphasis on IT security comes after a year of data breaches at government agencies, major corporations and institutions such as Pennsylvania State University.
January 13, 2016
Belmont Abbey College, a private Catholic institution in North Carolina, on Tuesday announced a new fellowship program that aims to save students 60 percent on tuition (compared to average tuition at private colleges) by combining in-person and online studies. The Bishop Leo Haid Fellowship program, which launches this summer, plans to enroll 50 students this year and grow to 150 in 2017, a spokesperson for the college said. The students will spend summers on campus and then study online during the fall and spring semesters, graduating in three years.
January 8, 2016
Dozens of liberal arts colleges come together to form Lever Press, a book publishing imprint that promises to be open access for both authors and readers.
January 7, 2016
Ed-tech companies serving higher education in 2015 attracted investments totaling $658.3 million, according to a white paper released this week by market research firm Ambient Insight. Higher education is a small piece of the total dollars poured into educational technology, however. Ambient Insight estimates the sector attracted $6.54 billion last year, a dramatic increase from $2.42 billion in 2014.
January 6, 2016
Quality Matters, the Maryland nonprofit that conducts quality assurance in online education, is getting a new executive director for the first time in a decade. Ron Legon, who has led the organization since 2006, announced Tuesday he will resign Jan. 18. Under Legon's leadership, QM spun off from the MarylandOnline consortium to become an independent organization.
January 5, 2016
Copyright experts say U.S. Supreme Court is unlikely to take up the Authors Guild's case against Google, a decision that likely would end more than a decade of litigation.

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