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Core Curriculum

The NCFDD’s Core Curriculum is designed to teach you the 10 key skills necessary to Thrive in the Academy. We define “thriving” as having extraordinary writing and research productivity AND having a full and healthy life off campus. Faculty can expect to learn the following skills:

  • Every Semester Needs a Plan
  • Align Your Time with Your Priorities
  • How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice
  • Mastering Academic Time Management
  • Moving from Resistance to Writing
  • The Art of Saying “No”
  • Cultivating Your Network of Mentors & Sponsors
  • Overcoming Academic Perfectionism
  • Engaging in Healthy Conflict
  • Strategies for Dealing with Stress & Rejection

You can learn more about NCFDD’s core curriculum on the organization’s website.