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Email - norm.herr@csun.edu 

Background
 - Norman Herr is a professor of science and computer education at California State Univesity, Northridge.  He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, his master of science degree from the University of California, Davis, and his bachelor of science degree from the University of California, Irvine.   Dr. Herr has taught 28 science and technology related courses at UCDavis, Glendale College, Maranatha High School, and CSUN


Research & Publications  

Courses

Interests & Hobbies - I am an avid outdoorsman and enjoy backpacking, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, mountain climbing, and mountain biking.  My late wife Roberta and I have three children.  I serve as an elder at Valley Presbyterian Church, help coordinate the CSUN Christian Faculty Association, and am a board member of La Montaña Christian Camps in Costa Rica. I enjoy world travel as well as travel within the United States.

Tribute to My Beloved Wife, Roberta Herr
On October 30, 2010, my beloved wife, Roberta Herr, departed this life and went home to be with our Heavenly Father. I have created a website to share the memory of my wonderful late wife:  robertaherr.com.  "...we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus from the dead will also raise us with Jesus and present us with you in his presence."  2 Corinthians 4:14.

Grants & Projects:  Principal Investigator or co-investigator for more than 80 grants (> $7 million) from organizations such as NASA, the W.M. Keck Foundation, the Richard Riordan Foundation, the Microsoft Corporation, the International Business Machines Corporation, CSU Foundation, National Science Foundation, California Science Project, Browning Ferris Industries, CSU Chancellor's Office, California Science Project, Earth System Science Education Alliance, Southern California Earthquake Center, Eisenhower Science Leader Initiative, California Post Secondary Education Commission/ITQ, AACT Innovative Teachers Grant, SCALE/QED, Hewlett Packard Pedagpg 3.0, HP Leadership,University of California, NCLB, Math Science Technology Initiative (MSTI), NASA, JPL, and the California State University.  The following are current grants:


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