Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-0001
Phone: (617) 803-5501
BiographyMichael 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 VitaeView Michael Horn's CV.
|2009||PhD, Computer Science||Tufts University|
|2006||MS, Computer Science||Tufts University|
|1997||ScB, Computer Science||Brown University|
Selected PublicationsLeong, 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.
|LRN_SCI 425||Introduction to Design for Learning Sciences|
|LRN_SCI 451||Topics: Seminar on Learning in Museums|
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