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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