This presentation was shared by Dr. Alvin Trusty at eTechOhio 2009 on February 2, 2009, in Columbus. The official session description was: This is a followup to last year’s presentation of this topic. Learn how to create an engaging presentation using free resources and established techniques in visual design. How much does “fair use” protect a teacher from the copyright police? Explore the four factors of “fair use” and look at licensing strategies like Creative Commons.


Show Notes:

  1. Alvin’s referenced websites for this session on his delicious account
  2. Alvin’s Educational Technology Blog
  3. My text notes for this session
  4. PresentationZen by Garr Reynolds
  5. slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations by Nancy Duarte
  6. Why Most PowerPoint Presentations Suck by Rick Altman
  7. Non-Designer’s Design Book by Robin Williams
  8. Compfight – great Creative Commons image search engine
  9. Wikipedia article for Barack Obama “Hope” poster (story of recent copyright infringment)
  10. Derivatives – more than Calculus (Alvin’s post about the Obama Hope poster situation)
  11. eTechOhio 2009 Conference
  12. Beg, Borrow But Don’t Steal: How To Create a Great PowerPoint Without Breaking the Law (Alvin Trusty’s presentation from eTechOhio 2008 on TeacherTube)
  13. My suggestion for additional resources: Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

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5 Responses to Podcast301: How to Create a Great PowerPoint Without Breaking the Law: Take 2.0 by Alvin Trusty

  1. […] it was discontinuing its policy of attempting to sue individuals engaged in file sharing. When I heard Alvin compare shoplifting to file sharing civil fine penalties earlier this week at eTechOhio, I thought I remembered reading about this change in RIAA policy. […]

  2. Hey Wes,
    Thanks for publishing this and all the links to Alvin’s presentation. It is amazing how many truly thoughtful, practical, dynamic, researched, and unique people there are out there that seem to not get the national notice of others.
    Alvin Trusty has been the highlight of etechohio for many of us for a number of years. I alerted you to his presentation at the conference and am so glad that you spent the time that you did to share his content with your audience. Keep up the good work. Kathy

  3. Wesley Fryer says:

    Kathy: Thanks again for giving me the heads-up about Alvin’s preso, and also for commenting here with your blog address, now I’m subscribed in Google Reader to your updates. 🙂 Good luck with your 1:1 project!!!!

  4. […] Alvin, as usual, did a fantastic job with his presentation. There are very few people I’ve ever heard speak who could be so sincere, serious, funny, and engaging all at the same time. Johnny Hill was one. Alvin’s another. Oh, and Wes liked it too. […]

  5. […] titled “How to Create a Great PowerPoint Without Breaking the Law: Take 2.0.” I posted my own audio recording of that session as well as session text notes last week. Alvin let me know today via email (yes, […]

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