National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

At UBC, we subscribe to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (facultydiversity.org).  Register to become a member and you will have access to their Monday Motivator email which offers tips and strategies for helping you thrive in academia.  You will also have access to their 12-week, on demand, Dissertation Success Program (modules on writing habits and process, overcoming perfectionism, assessment, and more), guest webinars and multi-week online courses.

 

 Events

Title Description Date Theme
Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

In this National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity webinar (free through UBC's subscription), perfectionists will unite to get clear about:

9 September 2021 - 11:00am Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness
How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

In this National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity webinar (free through UBC's subscription), participants will learn:

14 October 2021 - 11:00am Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness, Writing and Communication
How to Manage Stress, Rejection & the Haters in Your Midst

In this National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity webinar (free through UBC's subscription), participants will learn:

11 November 2021 - 11:00am Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness

 Services

Title Description Theme
The Monday Motivator

This weekly email provides positive energy and a productivity tip, with concrete and actionable steps to help with your week or semester.  Sign up when registering!

Register through UBC's subscription.

Academic Support and Success, Writing and Communication
14-Day Writing Challenge

The 14-Day Challenge is an opportunity for you to experiment with daily writing, online community, and supportive accountability. The Summer session for 2021 is June 21 - July 4.

Register through UBC's subscription.  Registration ends June 17.

It's very simple...

Academic Support and Success, Writing and Communication

 Resources

Title Description Theme
Dissertation Success Curriculum

The 12-week Dissertation Success online, on-demand Program is designed for doctoral candidates who are focused on finishing their dissertation. Each module includes a recorded training video and resources.

Register with the University of British Columbia's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness, Writing and Communication
Pivoting to Online Teaching, Webinar Recording and Resources

In this webinar Sara Schley, PhD, walks you through a practical framework for moving your course online quickly.

Academic Support and Success, Teaching Development
WriteNow, online supportive writing community

This new program ($195US), exclusively for graduate students and postdocs, offers 12 weeks (January 18 - April 11, 2021) of access to the WriteNow platform and timer for increased writing productivity, goal setting, and community support.

Future dates will be posted once available

Register through UBC's subscription.

Academic Support and Success, Writing and Communication