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Michael Horn

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Education and Social Policy

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Website

TIDAL Lab


Departments

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


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Education

Ph.D. Computer Science, Tufts University, Medford/Somerville, MA

M.S. Computer Science, Tufts University, Medford/Somerville, MA

B.S. Computer Science, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island


Research Interests

Michael S. Horn is an assistant professor at Northwestern University with a joint appointment in Computer Science and the Learning Sciences. Michael's research explores the use of emerging interactive technology in the design of novel learning experiences. His projects include the design and evaluation of a tangible computer programming language for use in science museums and early elementary school classrooms; and the design of multi-touch tabletop exhibits for use in natural history museums.


Selected Publications

  • Horn, M. S.; Leong, Z. A.; Block, F.; Diamond, J.; Evans, E. M., “Of BATs and APEs: An Interactive Tabletop Game for Natural History Museums”, Ann Arbor, (2012)