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Michael Horn

Michael Horn

Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Learning Sciences
Associate Professor, Computer Science


Annenberg Hall
Room 336
2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-0001
Phone: (617) 803-5501

Biography

Michael S. Horn is an assistant professor at Northwestern University with a joint appointment in Computer Science and the Learning Sciences. His research considers the intersection of human-computer interaction and learning with a focus on thoughtful uses of emerging technologies in diverse learning settings. Some of Horn's recent projects have included an investigation of multi-touch tabletops in natural history museums and the use of tangible programming languages in kindergarten classrooms and science museums.

Michael Horn earned his PhD in computer science at Tufts University working in the departments of Computer Science and Child Development. He received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Brown University. He has also worked as a software engineer for Classroom Connect and iRobot Corporation.

Curriculum Vitae

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Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
2009 PhD, Computer Science Tufts University
2006 MS, Computer Science Tufts University
1997 ScB, Computer Science Brown University

Selected Publications

Leong, Zeina; Horn. Michael (2014). Waiting for learning: Designing interactive educational materials for patient waiting areas. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series: 145-153.

Horn, Michael; Routman, Emily; Weintrop, David (2014). Programming in the pond: A tabletop computer programming exhibit. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings: 1417-1422.

Horn, Michael (2014). Beyond video games for social change. Interactions: 66-68.

Solomon, Cynthia; Banerjee, Amartya; Horn, Michael (2014). Ultimate trainer: Instructional feedback for ultimate frisbee players. TEI 2014 - 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction: 137-140.

Banerjee, Amartya; Horn, Michael (2014). Ghost Hunter: Parents and children playing together to learn about energy consumption. TEI 2014 - 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction: 267-274.

Teaching/Advising

Courses

LRN_SCI 425

Introduction to Design for Learning Sciences

LRN_SCI 451

Topics: Seminar on Learning in Museums



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