Nerantzi, C. and James, A. (2019) LEGO® for university learning: inspiring academic practice in higher education. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2813448

Frick E., Tardini S. & Cantoni L. (2013). White Paper on LEGO SERIOUS PLAY. A state of the art of its application in Europe. V. 2.0.1. August 2013. [accessed 29 December 2013]

Gauntlett, D. (2007). Creative Explorations. New approaches to identities and audiences, Oxon: Routledge.

James, A. R. (2013) Lego Serious Play: a three-dimensional approach to learning development, in: Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, No. 6 (2013)

Kristiansen, P. & Rasmussen, R. (2014) Building a better business using the LEGO(R) Serious Play® Method, Hoboken: Wiley.

Nerantzi, C. and James, A. (eds.) (2018) Discovering innovative applications of LEGO® in learning and teaching in higher education, Special Issue, International Journal of Management and Applied Research, available at ​

Nerantzi, C., Moravej, H. & Johnson, F. (2015) Play brings openness or using a creative approach to evaluate an undergraduate unit and move forward together, JPAAP, Vol 3, No. 2, pp. 82-91

The LEGO Group (2010). Open-source Introduction to LEGO(R) Serious Play(R), [accessed 29 December 2013]

Forthcoming: LEGO(R) for University learning, an open book by Chrissi Nerantzi and Alion James. Read Chrissi's blog post about this publication.


The LSP resources are based on the following short paper made available under a creative commons licence CC BY for the OER14 Conference: Nerantzi, C & McCusker, S (2014) A taster of the LEGO(R) Serious Play(R) Method for Higher Education, OER14 Building Communities of Open Practice, Conference Proceedings, 28-29 April 2014, Centre for Life, Newcastle

Further Resources

A list of academic publications linked to LSP

LSP open source brochure LEGO plus in Education

LEGO(R) in Higher Education a site by Prof Dr. Tobias Seidl (German language site)




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