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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March 7, 2014
College students are leading the charge for bitcoin in higher education, with charitable and entrepreneurial efforts topping their lists.
March 6, 2014
A group of seven faculty members from the six public institutions governed by the Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday released its draft of a new social media policy for the system, which if enacted would give employees of the institutions broad freedom to communicate online.
March 6, 2014
A survey of freshmen finds that while most high school students use online education websites on their own time, very few see fully online courses in their higher education future.
March 6, 2014
The 32 colleges and universities of the edX consortium were joined by six non-university members on Thursday, as the massive open online course provider announced a new membership structure. New members include international organizations such as the Inter-American Development Bank and the International Monetary Fund, the Mexican public broadcaster Televisión Educativa, as well as the Learning by Giving Foundation, the Linux Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution.
March 5, 2014
Years after "confession" sites appeared, campuses still struggle to figure out how to respond.
March 4, 2014
CourseSmart, the e-textbook provider backed by the academic publishing industry, is acquired by the platform Vital Source.
March 3, 2014
Despite the growth of online education, some colleges -- especially small liberal arts institutions -- have absolute bans on credit for such work. Some are starting to consider a shift.
February 28, 2014
As the pool of M.B.A. students grows, universities unveil tailored programs to capture different segments of the market.
February 26, 2014
The U.S. Education Department must do more to prevent financial aid fraud in distance education, a federal audit says.
February 25, 2014
Amid the flood of new gadgets unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday announced a partnership with the massive open online course provider edX to offer free courses in Rwanda. The initiative, known as SocialEDU, gives students in Rwanda access to edX content through the Facebook mobile app. Nokia and Airtel will offer inexpensive smart phones and data plans, respectively, to aid the effort.


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