Arthur Hjorth

Arthur Hjorth



I'm a PhD student in Learning Sciences, working with Uri Wilensky. Please see my personal website for more.


  • 2011 - Cognitive Sciences University Fellowship



Year Degree Institution
2009 MSc Educational Studies Oxford University
2008 MSc Video Games Analysis and Design IT-University of Copenhagen
2005 BA Communication and Computer Science Roskilde University

Selected Publications

Hjorth, A. & Wilensky, U. (Working Paper/In Press/Under Review). Redesigning your City - A Constructionist Environment for Urban Planning Education. Informatics in Education.

M. Horn, C. Brady, A. Hjorth, A. Wagh & U. Wilensky (2014). Frog pond: a codefirst learning environment on evolution and natural selection. Proceedings of Interaction Design & Children 2014.

Hjorth, A. & Wilensky, U. (2014). Redesigning Chicago. Proceedings to the International Conference of the Learning Sciences.

Hjorth, A & Wilensky, U. (2012). Acting like a Turtle: A NetLogo Kinect Extension. Proceedings for Constructionism 2012.

Kahn K, Noble H, Hjorth A, Sampaio F (2012). Three-minute constructionist Experiences. Proceedings for Constructionism 2012.

Selected Presentations

Weintrop, D., Hjorth, A. (2013). Know your Network. A Constructionist approach to learning Social Networks Analysis by allowing learners to explore their own social networks. . Evanston, IL.

Ken Kahn, Howard Noble, Arthur Hjorth (August, 2010). Modelling4All -- Non-programmers Building Agent-based Models in a Web 2.0 Tool. Poster presented at Constructionism 2010. Paris, France.

Symposia and Workshops

Year Description
2013  NetLogo workshop at Science of Team Science 2013. Evanston, IL.

2012 NetLogo workshop at NetSci Ed - the education satellite at NetSci 2012. Evanston, IL.

2011 "Procedural Representations of Ideologies," Political Ideologies Seminar at Centre for Political Ideologies at Oxford University.

2011 Agent-Based Modeling in Epidemiology and Evidence Based Health Care (EBHC). A one-week online module for MSc and PhD students on Oxford University's EBHC programme.

2011 Co-designed and led "Advanced Agent Based Modeling in Modeling4All," together with Dr. Ken Kahn and Howard Noble. At Oxford University Computing Services.

2011 Designed and led 1.5-hour workshop "Introduction to Agent Based Modeling" for third-year zoology students at Oxford University.

2010 Agent-Based Modeling and Critical Modeling Literacy in Policy Making. Workshop for MPA students at Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris with Dr. Ken Kahn, October 2010.

Research Interests

Agent-based modeling (ABM), political thinking, civic education.


Works In Progress

2014 Redesign Your City - A Constructionist Learning Environment on Regional Development
Paper submitted for Constructionism 2014 (in review)

Position Responsibilities

Last Updated: 2015-07-03 08:29:02