Interactive Lecture Pairs LEGO and Learning

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UNB’s Andrews Initiative to host world leader in LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ methodology.


University of New Brunswick’s Andrews Initiative will host Inspiring Creativity & Innovation, a free public interactive lecture with Jacqueline Lloyd Smith, a world leader in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ methodology. SERIOUS PLAY™ uses LEGO® bricks in creative ways to encourage team building, problem solving, and strategy generating.

This unique lecture is the second in the Creativity & Inspiration series presented by the Andrews Initiative and will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the Wu Conference Centre.

In this interactive lecture, participants will work with LEGO® bricks to unlock creativity. Combining visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning styles, the SERIOUS PLAY™ methodology teaches people to think with their hands and better communicate their ideas. Jacqueline’s lecture will demonstrate the ways creativity and innovation can work together to inspire higher-level thinking and problem solving strategies.

Jacquie Lloyd Smith has over twenty years’ experience working in private business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. During her career, she has worked as a business owner, a director of operations, a management consultant, a conflict practitioner, a university professor and a clinician. She has worked closely with a variety of organizations, developing innovative programs to help them navigate through change. She is also a skilled facilitator and holds a diploma is LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY™ methodology from the LEGO Group in Denmark.

The Andrews Initiative was created by UNB president emeritus John McLaughlin and offers quality learning opportunities in contemporary topics for the 21st century.

Inspiring Creativity & Innovation | Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | 7:30 p.m. | Wu Conference Centre, UNB

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