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July 5, 2022

Happy July! As we close in on the Academic Senate Student-Facilitated Course (SFC) deadline of July 12, 2022 for Fall 2022 DeCals, we are writing to share some updates about UCFTR’s training schedule!

June 6, 2022

Greetings DeCal facilitators!

We hope that this message finds you well and that you are enjoying your break!

We’re writing to share UCFTR's FINAL pedagogical training workshop dates for Summer 2022 and reminders about upcoming DeCal deadlines!

May 24, 2022

Flyer for "Three Pillars of a Student-Centered Syllabus" training workshop. The top half of the flyer features a group of students smiling in class. The bottom half has a background of sky blue and text that is written out in the caption. Are you facilitating a DeCal in Fall 2022? Need to complete your mandatory training requirement before the July 12, 2022 deadline?

April 29, 2022

"Faciltiation Habits that Enhance Student Learning" flyer for Thursday, May 12, 3 - 4 PM via Zoom. The background is a burnt orange with a silhouette of three students working together. Calling all Fall 2022 DeCal Facilitators! Do you need to complete for mandatory training requirement?

April 27, 2022

April 12, 2022

Are you starting a DeCal and need to fulfill your madatory pedagogical training requirement? Are you a current student facilitator and want to hone your skills? If so, attend one of UCFTR’s workshops in April!

April 5, 2022

Join UCFTR's "Getting Started: The A to Z of Proposing a DeCal" information workshop on Tuesday, April 12, 1 - 2 PM at the Chávez Student Center and kickstart your DeCal Proposal Process!This information workshop covers important deadlines, requirements, and policies for undergraduates interested in starting a student-initiated 98/198 course.

March 28, 2022

DeCal Facilitator Features. The bottom left hand corner includes a headshot of Chase McCleary, a 3rd year undergrad student, wearing a blue blazer and smiling at the camera. We want to celebrate all the creativity, knowledge, and community-building opportunities that DeCal facilitators have contributed to Cal’s campus!

March 3, 2022

March 2022 "Three Pillars of a Student-Centered Syllabus" Workshop!

February 28, 2022

March 2022 Newsletter Banner. The banner features a group of five students, collaborating and smiling while looking at a computer together. Happy Monday, current & future DeCal Facilitators!

February 24, 2022

March 2022 "Facilitation Habits That Enhance Student Learning" Training Workshop

Are you facilitating a DeCal for Fall 2022? Need to complete your mandatory training requirement and want to bolster your facilitation skills? If so, join our "Facilitation Habits that Enhance Student Learning" workshop to examine teaching behaviors that hinder student learning and explore strategies for cultivating alternative habits that optimize student success. RSVP at bit.ly/regis-cfh to join! Our dates for March 2022 include:

February 22, 2022

Get Started on Your DeCal Proposal with UCFTR!

February 3, 2022

Looking to create your own DeCal? If so, UCFTR has got you covered! Kickstart your DeCal proposal process by attending one of our information workshops or fulfill your mandatory training requirement by signing up for one of our training workshops!
  • "Getting Started" Information Workshop: February 28, 4 - 5 PM (RSVP at bit.ly/regis-igs).

September 9, 2021

Build your leadership skills and deepen your connection to the Cal community by creating a Democratic Education at Cal (DeCal) course! Through the DeCal program, Cal students just like you propose and facilitate unit-bearing courses on topics they are passionate about, while adding over 300 classes to Cal's curriculum each year.

June 7, 2021

The SLC Undergraduate Course Facilitator Training & Resources program is seeking enthusiastic highly motivated student leaders who are committed to the vision of Democratic Education at Cal and fellow student facilitators. As a Peer Coordinator, you will provide campus-mandated training for first-time facilitators as well as consultation services for ongoing DeCal facilitators.

If you are interested in this position and you possess prior DeCal or group facilitation experience, we encourage you to apply to become a UCFTR Peer Coordinator!

May 10, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you interested in refining your facilitation skills? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on May 10 for this training workshop that examines teaching behaviors that hinder student learning and explores strategies for cultivating alternative habits to optimize student success! For access to this training RSVP for the Cultivating Facilitation Habits workshop here to access the training.

May 7, 2021

The SLC Undergraduate Course Facilitator Training & Resources program is seeking enthusiastic highly motivated student leaders who are committed to the vision of Democratic Education at Cal and fellow student facilitators. As a Peer Coordinator, you will provide campus-mandated training for first-time facilitators as well as consultation services for ongoing DeCal facilitators.

If you are interested in this position and you possess prior DeCal or group facilitation experience, we encourage you to apply to become a UCFTR Peer Coordinator!

May 6, 2021

Interested in leading your own class and adding to Cal’s curriculum? This informational workshop covers the process of proposing your own DeCal, from identifying a faculty sponsor to getting your course approved. Stop by on May 6 to discover best practices and get your proposal process started! RSVP for the info session here to access the training.

May 5, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you developing a syllabus? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on May 5 to discover the three key characteristics of an impactful and effective syllabus—and the resources to help you embody these qualities in your own course "blueprint"! Facilitators at all stages of the syllabus-crafting process welcome. RSVP for the Three Pillars workshop here to access the training.