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January Program - Play 2 Learn

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • via Webinar

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This session will introduce current research on how play impacts learning and how learning is enhanced through play. An easy to remember model for creative teaching and learning will be presented, as well as strategies on how to use it to both plan and deliver classes. Building on the works of David Meier and E. Paul Torrance, this model presents four different stages in the learning process: Preparing, Learning through Laughter, Accelerating and Yo-Yo effect. The model helps to increase knowledge applicability and decrease training times.

About Our Presenter: 

Juliana Sanchez-Trujillo is a Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Professor at Sabana Univerisity in Bogota, Colombia. She is also a representative of the Innovation Consultancy Firm New & Improved LLC in Latin America. She is a certified Lego Serious Play workshop designer and facilitator, and a FourSight facilitator. She has helped many companies thrive in the implementation of new ideas, strategic planning, team building and change management plans.

Juliana has worked as a consultant, facilitator and presenter in different industries in Colombia, Canada and the United States.  Some of her clients include Endesa Colombia, Holcim, Cementos Argos, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, Independent Health Association, The American Society for Training and Development, Western New York Regional Economic Development Councils, Colpatria, Invesco, among others.  

In recognition for her outstanding work in the creativity field, she received the Firestien Family Creative Achievement Award in 2012, Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges Award in 2012 and the Mary Murdock Creative Spirit Scholarship Award in 2011. Juliana holds a M.S. Creativity and Innovation from Buffalo State, State University of New York and a B.A. Corporate Communications from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Bogota. 


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