Festive CPD: Using Twitter to engage in bite sized learning activities

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.



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. 



University of Glasgow SOTL

This one starts Monday 6th December!

Follow @UoGSoTL for updates.  



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.


Santanu Vasent

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.


Further additions!

Marc Duffy

Follow @DrMarcDuffy and the hashtag #SDGAdventCalendar for further updates.


About Sue Beckingham

A National Teaching Fellow, Educational Developer and Principal Lecturer in Computing with a research interest in the use of social media in higher education.
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