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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. (2019) LEGO® for university learning: inspiring academic practice in higher education. DOI:

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

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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)