It has been a long challenging year for all of us and I for one am looking forward to the holidays to spend time with family and friends. What better way to countdown than this selection of bite sized activities created by colleagues to share tips about learning and teaching.
Trent Institute of Learning and Teaching
Using an advent calendar template, each a new door reveals information and tips on ways to help you on your HEA Fellowship journey. Kate Cuthbert and Laura Stinson are reknowned for sharing excellent resources and this festive calendar is no expection!
Follow @NtuTilt and the hashtag #NTUFestiveFellowship for updates.
Happy New Month! Tis the season to be jolly and to enjoy interacting with people. Click to open the first door https://t.co/KDnQzJBv3w #NTUFestiveFellowship pic.twitter.com/l0Sz80KYqo
— Trent Institute for Learning and Teaching (@NtuTilt) December 1, 2021
Active Learning Network
This group are posting a daily question to talk aboout and share active learning tips. I loved that the questions were croudsourced from the active learning network. Participants are invited to join colleagues in a mini tweetchat at 13:00 GMT to engage in a 15-minute discussion on the benefits of active learning.
Follow @ActiveLearningNTW and the hashtag #ActiveAdvent2021 for updates.
Join us here at 13:00 GMT for our daily #ActiveAdvent2021. We have a 15-minute discussion on the benefits of #ActiveLearning in #HE coming up soon… #ActiveLearningNetwork pic.twitter.com/0FsiFwNRpp
— Active Learning NTW (@ActiveLearnNTW) December 1, 2021
University of Glasgow SOTL
This one starts Monday 6th December!
Follow @UoGSoTL for updates.
We are delighted to announce the UofG 12 Days of SoTL starting on Monday. While you are waiting for the first door to go live we made you a poster. Your Editors @NomadWarMachine @DrLinneaSoler @OuraniaVarsou @dataeducata @clelandwoods @UofGCHERPS @drntasler #SoTLadvent pic.twitter.com/5wX9axoynf
— SoTL Network (@UofGSoTL) December 3, 2021
Brighton Learning and Teaching Hub
Another advent calendar with each new door revealing useful tips on learning, teaching and assessment (and feedback).
Follow @BrightonLTHub for updates.
Another year – another Advent Calendar….Teaching and assessment ideas (and some seasonal recipes) from us @BrightonLTHub At https://t.co/48FOXufJV3
— Brighton Learning & Teaching Hub (@BrightonLTHub) December 1, 2021
Last but not least is Santanu’s #SantasEdVent21 activity where he will sharing useful tips and resources daily throughout December.
Follow @SantanuVasent and the hashtag #SantasEdVent for updates.
Starting 1st December (Wednesday) – #SantasEdVent21 – Tweeting a Tip or Resource just before 12 noon daily until #Xmas #HigherEd #AcademicTwitter #EdTech #altc @AdvanceHE @Seda_UK pls retweet! pic.twitter.com/Liw4rn0X83
— Santanu Vasant PFHEA (@santanuvasant) November 28, 2021
Follow @DrMarcDuffy and the hashtag #SDGAdventCalendar for further updates.
I’ve decided to run a #SDGAdventCalendar in December – each day I’ll tweet about a different Sustainable Development Goal – 17 in total running from 1st December to 17th – feel free to join in@PRME_UKI @sheffhallamuni @SBSHallam#sustainabledevelopment #SDGs #SDGAdventCalendar— Dr Marc Duffy 🌎 (@DrMarcDuffy) November 29, 2021