Research Productivity Program
The Research Productivity Program is designed for you to set aside focused time to work on your research and be accountable for accomplishing your research goals.
Registration is closed for the Summer Research Productivity Program. Please check back next semester for another Research Productivity Program!
Faculty who complete at least one requirement in each of the three domains listed below will earn $250 Professional Development Funds.
Time (complete at least one of the following)
- Attend at least 5 Work Sprints – Research Work Sprints will be offered twice weekly via Zoom during the Summer semester. Work Sprints are opportunities for you to set research-related goals and spend focused time accomplishing them with accountability to a community of colleagues.
- Attend at least one Writing Retreat – Writing Retreats will be held in May, June and July. You must register to receive lunch. (Registration link will be shared with you upon enrollment in the Research Productivity Program.)
- Propose your own way of creating time for your research activities – Get in touch with the CFE for prior authorization of your plan.
Accountability (complete at least one of the following)
- Participate in Weekly Discussion – Post weekly updates in group’s Brightspace page about your goals/productivity for the week.
- Propose your own way of creating accountability for your research activities – Get in touch with the CFE for prior authorization of your plan.
Professional Development (complete at least one of the following)
- Watch and reflect on at least 2 NCFDD webinars – The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD)* offers live and recorded webinars on a variety of topics related to research productivity and how to be successful in academia. Participate in at least 2 live webinars and/or watch at least 2 recorded webinars and submit brief reflections of what you learned.
- Create your Research Pipeline – You will be provided with guidance by an NCFDD webinar on how to map out your “research pipeline” to help monitor and track your research projects through the various stages of completion.
- Propose your own way of learning about strategies to support your research productivity and effectiveness – Get in touch with the CFE for prior authorization of your plan.
Those who complete three semesters (not necessarily consecutive semesters) are eligible to earn a Productive Researcher Certificate.
More details coming soon!
*PNW faculty must activate their free National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) account to register for the 14-day Writing Challenge and access NCFDD webinars.