Webinars through the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity are available through a free subscription to all faculty, staff, post-docs and graduate students with an @unl.edu or @huskers.unl.edu email account.
While many resources have an instructor focus, staff members may also find these topics useful, especially those who do a lot of writing.
The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources. Advance registration is required to participate live. Most webinars are archived for later viewing. Learn how to sign up.
Spring Semester Webinars
How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities
1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 13
Weekly planning is the bridge between your strategic plan and getting control of your workday. Learn the 30-minute technique, aka The Sunday Meeting, that can help you make sure the most important things get done each day. This step-by-step, hands-on webinar will teach you what works and what doesn't work.
Sleep is not just when our nervous system resets, but where our creativity, zest, truest voice and clarity of purpose dwell. Explore the idea and practice of "resting to rise" with yoga nidra, how to fit it into your already full schedule and how it can support your writing goals and other meaningful projects.
How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice
1 to 2:30 p.m. March 12
Learn how a 30-minute strategy can help you develop a healthy, consistent, daily writing routine that that will increase your productivity and decrease your stress and anxiety.
Mastering Academic Time Management
1 to 2:30 p.m. April 9
Specifically designed to address issues surrounding the transition from graduate student to professor, this webinar provides tips on time management, aligning professional time with institutional and personal priorities, creating time for academic writing and research and creating a network of support and accountability.
Wellness and Technology
1 to 2 p.m. April 28
Time spent on social networks can make people feel unhappy, stressed and lonely, but we can use our phones to make us happy, as well. Discover seven science-based steps for boosting happiness in the digital age and learn practical strategies for developing healthier digital habits.