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Watch for the new Holocaust in Cinema & TV course
ENG 2930 starting Spring  2014.

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Welcome to my web site.  You will find many resources here to help you in your studies and research as you move through my Prep. Reading and Holocaust courses.    

E-Mail Address For Students To Use (Do not use any others.)- rgair@mail.valenciacollege.edu You MUST send all e-mail from your ATLAS account to my ATLAS address shown here.  I will not open any e-mail that does not have an @mail.valenciacollege.edu designation from the sender.  That tells me you are a student using the Atlas system.
That means DO NOT  send e-mail from your outside accounts such as AOL, Yahoo, Google, etc.  I will treat them as junk mail and delete them without opening them.

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Fall 2013 Office Hours (Building 8, Room 132)

(407) 582-2641

Monday & Wednesday:  1:00 to 4:00 PM

Tuesday & Thursday:  1:00 to 2:00

Friday: 9:00-11:00 Online / Cell

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Please identify yourself (First Name, Last Name, Course) when you page me online so that I can accept your rerquest to chat and place you in my contact list.  

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Featured Web Sites

Plagiarism Tutorial
LINCC Research (The hidden web.)

You will need your student ID card and last 4 numbers of your social security number for access.  The ID is on the back of the card.  Take your ID card to any campus librarian to be validated once for the entire school year.

How to Study
Learning Strategies-Study Skills
Education Corner
ERIC- Education Resource Information Center
Citation Machine
Valencia Library Catalog

Ref Desk Virtual Reference Library
   

Degrees and Advanced Education

* Graduate Courses to the level of Masters Plus 80 in areas of concentration that include curriculum development, supervision, gifted and talented education, elementary school administration, learning disabilities, cooperative learning and most recently film theory and criticism with an emphasis on the depiction of the Holocaust in film.
* National University, California, Graduate work in the area of Film Theory and Criticism with an emphasis on how the Holocaust is depicted in film and television, 2008
* Masters Degree in Reading Education, Glassboro State College (now Rowan University), 1982 
* Bachelor of Arts in Elementary EducationGlassboro State College (now Rowan University), 1977
* Graduate of the International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel

Many Professional Awards and Accomplishments

Over the years I have completed extensive training as a Holocaust educator both in the United States and overseas in Israel and Europe.  I have presented workshops at national and international conferences.  I have developed Holocaust courses and received multiple awards for my work.  More details available upon request.  I am also a certified Reading Specialist.

If you would like a copy of my resume you may download it in Adobe Acrobat format here. Get Adobe Acrobat Reader here.

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Special Tribute To Vladka Meed:

I would like to take this space to recognize the passing of a great lady.  Vladka Meed, former smuggler and courrier during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising passed away on November 21, 2012.  Vladka was instrumental in developing the training program for teachers that I took part in during the 2006-2007 years.  Almost 1000 of us have been blessed with the experience of being chosen for her teacher training program.  It was her spirit and belief in the power of resistance in all its forms that we are now charged with passing on to our students.  I join my fellow Holocaust educators across the world whose lives have been enriched by her influence and dedication to the memory of the Shoah and its victims.  I know there is a special place in heaven for this lady who fought for the dignity of her fellow human beings during the darkest time in our history as a people.  May you rest in peace dear Vladka!

E-mail- rich@professorgair.com or
rgair@cfl.rr.com

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Google Drive for Students

Choose the one that matches the class you are taking.

LIT 2174- Literature & Multimedia of the Holocaust Handouts on Google Drive
Reading 007 Handouts on Google Drive
Reading 017 Handouts on Google Drive
LIT 2955 Holocaust Study Abroad Forms and Handout
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ENG 2930- The Holocaust in Cinema and Television
Professor Gair's Workshop Handouts
Practice Reading Passages
SAGE
FCIE

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Questions & Suggestions For Site and New Links

Contact Me: Suggestions and new links to include here are always welcome.  Students with class related issues must use their own Atlas account and send it to rgair@mail.valenciacollege.edu only.  It will be rejected and deleted if you do not follow these directions.

For an appointment during office hours please email a request using the form below, or speak to me in class or by phone.










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