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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December 3, 2013
A student at the University of Guelph attempted to take his own life while 200 online strangers watched. Experts on campus mental health worry about the student -- and the potential impact of the footage.  
December 2, 2013
IT security problems in the Maricopa County Community College District may have put the personal information of almost 2.5 million students, employees and suppliers at risk, the institutions warned on Wednesday. 
November 27, 2013
To figure out how to reach students on Instagram, some colleges and universities recruit expert consultants: students.
November 25, 2013
With Friday's announcement that it had raised another $20 million in venture capital funding, the massive open online course provider Coursera's Series B round has reached $63 million in total. The company pegged that number at $43 million as recently as July. GSV Capital, Learn Capital and three universities that produce Coursera courses supplied the additional funding.
November 25, 2013
Using the MOOC provider edX, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology starts to talk about "unbundling" its own education.  
November 21, 2013
At online learning conference, federal officials say Education Department will soon loosen regulations for institutions experimenting with new forms of assessment.
November 20, 2013
An effort to simplify how institutions are authorized to operate in multiple states prepares to invite its first members.
November 19, 2013
Sebastian Thrun, founder of the massive open online course provider Udacity, is no stranger to controversy.
November 19, 2013
After a year of experimenting with online education, faculty members at San Jose State University raise the alarm about governance at the institution.    
November 18, 2013
The online education giant will begin reporting all its student outcomes and review all its major investments as part of a five-year plan to make the company more efficient.

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