FEBRUARY 9, 1993
An executive session convened at 6:00 p.m., pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.02, notice having been duly given.
A special meeting and a work study session of the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board were scheduled to be held at 7:00 p.m. at the District Support Services Center, 2411, West 14th Street, Tempe, Arizona.
M. Grant Christensen, President, Linda B. Rosenthal, Secretary, Roy C. Amrein, Member, Donald R. Campbell, Member, Nancy Stein, Member
William Waechter for Paul A. Elsner, Bertha Landrum for Alfredo G.de los Santos Jr., Dan Whittemore, Ron Bleed, Janice Bradshaw, Raul Cardenas, Larry Christiansen, Kay Martens for John Cordova, Herman Walker for Art DeCabooter, Stan Grossman, Myrna Harrison, Homero Lopez, Bob Huddleston for Phil Randolph, Linda Thor, Arnette Ward,> John Waltrip,
CALL TO ORDER
The special meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Christensen.
President Christensen called for a motion convening an executive session, notice having been previously given.
MOTION NO. 7975
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that an executive session be convened. Motion carried 5-0.
The meeting recessed at 6:01 p.m.
The meeting reconvened at 7:08 p.m.
(I-A-1) CONSIDERATION OF EMPLOYMENTS, RESIGNATIONS, RETIREMENTS, AND TERMINATIONS - Dr. Waechter recommended approval of the personnel action.
MOTION NO. 7976
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board approve the faculty/management/administration/technological support staff employment recommendations. Motion carried 5-0.
(I-B-1) AEROSPACE DISCRETIONARY GRANT - Bertha Landrum recommended approval of an intergovernmental agreement between the MCCCD/EDWAA Center and the City of Phoenix in the amount of $1,561,507 to continue provision of retraining, basic readjustment and supportive services to dislocated workers from the aerospace industry in the City of Phoenix and Maricopa County.
MOTION NO. 7977
Linda B. Rosenthal moved that the Governing Board approve an intergovernmental agreement between the MCCCD/EDWAA Center and the City of Phoenix in the amount of $1,561,507 to continue to provide retraining, basic readjustment and supportive services to dislocated workers from the aerospace industry in the City of Phoenix and Maricopa county, from February 1, 1993 to June 30, 1993. Motion carried 5-0.
Mr. Grossman announced that the Governor would be signing the Job Training Bill at the Maricopa Skill Center on Wednesday, February 10, at 12:30 p.m.
The special meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m.
(II-A) MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTION - Richard Effland provided information about multimedia education, examining the role of technology in teaching and learning. Multimedia is used to enhance the learning environment, challenge the instructor, and promote problem solving skills in the learning process. Linda B. Rosenthal asked about student response to multimedia instruction and the effect on students of expanded information in higher level classes at other institutions. In response to a question from Nancy Stein, Mr. Effland noted that he developed and began using the program in 1991. He noted that Brian Fagan, University of California-Santa Barbara, has shared materials used at his institution. Mrs. Stein asked about the extent to which the process was "hands-on," the number of instructor taught class meetings, class size, information overload, and budgetary impact. Students, Bootsie Leete, Linda Trujillo, and Jennifer Michaud expressed support for multimedia instruction, stressing the efficient use of instructors time, satisfaction, application of material, and other benefits for students.
President Christensen expressed appreciation, on behalf of the Governing Board, for the presentation.
The meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.
Linda B. Rosenthal