NCFDD Webinars

Fall 2018 Screenings

Every Semester Needs a Plan Webinar

Date and Time: September 6, 2018 from 2:30-4:00 pm
Location: 410 Kuhlin Center

  • Do you often start the semester of term with high hopes for your writing projects, by end disappointed by your actual productivity?
  • Do you desperately want (or need) to write a lot this semester?
  • Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy your life this semester?

We offer this planning webinar at the beginning of each semester so that you can take time out of our schedule to identify your personal and professional goals, create a strategic plan to accomplish them, and identify the types of community, support, and accountability you need to make this your most productive and balanced semester ever!

Building a Publishing Pipeline: Concrete Strategies for Increasing your Writing Productivity Webinar

Date and Time: October 4, 2018 from 2:30-4:00pm
Location: 410 Kuhlin Center

To be maximally productive in academic life, we all need to produce a steady stream of publications; but how can we keep multiple writing projects moving ahead simultaneously when they are all in various states of completion? This webinar, based on Erin Marie Furtak's "Productivity Pipeline" column from the Chronicle of Higher Education, will help you to conceptualize your writing projects as a pipeline. You'll then complete a series of activities in which you’ll list your planned and active writing projects, assign them to categories in the pipeline, and then make a concrete action plan for moving forward with several of the projects at the same time.

Networking for Introverts (and Extroverts, Too!): How to Make the Most of Your Next Conference Webinar

Date and Time: Monday, November 5, 2018 from 2:00-3:30 pm
Location: 410 Kuhlin Center
*Note, this will be a live webinar presented by Robbie Samuels)

Career progression often depends on fostering a strong and supportive professional network, but do you feel awkward at networking events and uncomfortable making new connections?

At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Employ strategy and selectivity when choosing which events to attend
  • Identify how to take advantage of small networking opportunities at events
  • Shift their mindset around relationship building to begin to notice opportunities in everyday life
  • Adapt body language to increase approachability and ease of navigation in the room
  • Apply graceful exit strategies that continue to build relationships

Spring 2019 Screenings

How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities

Date and Time: February 7, 2019 from 2:30-4:00 pm
Location: 410 Kuhlin Center

Grab your strategic plan and learn the secret to making it work day-to-day and week-to-week! How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities is a step-by-step guide to holding a weekly planning meeting (aka The Sunday Meeting). In this webinar you'll learn:

  • What works…and what DOESN'T work when it comes to weekly planning
  • Why weekly planning is the bridge between your strategic plan and getting control of your workday
  • The 30-minute technique that will help you make sure that the most important things get done each day
  • And much more...

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Addressing Incivility in the Classroom: Effective Strategies for Faculty

Date and Time: March 7, 2019 from 2:30-4:00 pm
Location: 410 Kuhlin Center

In this webinar, you will learn about faculty’s experiences with student incivility, especially the experiences of faculty with marginalized identities (e.g. race, gender, sexual orientation). You will also learn about the potential consequences for faculty of unchecked classroom incivilities. Most importantly, this webinar will teach you strategies you can use - both inside and outside of the classroom - to address these problematic student behaviors.

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Re-Thinking Mentoring: How to Build Communities of Inclusion, Support, and Accountability

Date and Time: April 4, 2019 from 2:30-4:00 pm
Location: 410 Kuhlin Center

  • Does your department, college or university effectively mentor pre-tenure faculty?
  • How can you work towards providing faculty at different stages of career development meaningful mentoring relationships and experiences?
  • How to does mentoring differ for pre-tenure and post-tenure faculty?
  • How can institutions provide effective mentoring for under-represented faculty?

Register for the Re-Thinking Menotoring Webinar