Exam Format FINAL EXAM FOR EAC 411
FINAL EXAM
FINAL EXAMWorth 30% of final grade
FINAL EXAMWorth 30% of final gradeYou MUST Pass the Final Exam  in order to pass the course.
FINAL EXAMWorth 30% of final gradeYou MUST Pass the Final Exam  in order to pass the course.Part A Short Answers 40 marks
FINAL EXAMWorth 30% of final gradeYou MUST Pass the Final Exam  in order to pass the course.Part A Short Answers 40 marksPa...
you may bring:Your textbooks:•OBD, Little Brother, Frost/Nixon•an English language dictionary(paper version, no electronics)
format    Part A - Short Answers   Answer 4 of 10 questions.Each question is worth 10 points.
sample questionsWhat is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail aspossible.Why is television a poor medium for the news?What ...
What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.
What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother
What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on Da...
What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on Da...
What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on Da...
What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on Da...
What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on Da...
What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on Da...
Why is television a poor medium for the news?•visual medium captures action but not goodfor political analysis•sound bites...
Part B - Essay QuestionsAnswer one of five questions.Response is worth 60 marks.
sample questionsIn Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother, the X-net is the medium Marcus uses to evade and protestgovernment surv...
In Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother, the X-net is the medium Marcus uses to evade and protest government surveillance.How do...
What is the Xnet?
What is the Xnet?         •free speech
What is the Xnet?         •free speech         •untrackable
What is the Xnet?         •free speech         •untrackable         •closed network
What is the Xnet?         •free speech         •untrackable         •closed network         •needs key to access
What is the Xnet?         •free speech         •untrackable         •closed network         •needs key to access         •...
What is the Xnet?         •free speech         •untrackable         •closed network         •needs key to access         •...
What is the Xnet?         •free speech         •untrackable         •closed network         •needs key to access         •...
What is the Xnet?         •free speech         •untrackable         •closed network         •needs key to access         •...
What is the Xnet?         •free speech         •untrackable         •closed network         •needs key to access         •...
What is the Xnet?         •free speech         •untrackable         •closed network         •needs key to access         •...
Next step, pick three or        four points, and use       each point to create a      topic sentence for each            ...
Than, fill in the rest of      the paragraph with     examples and quotes.Examples?•
Good luck!!!
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  • Final exam structure

    1. 1. Exam Format FINAL EXAM FOR EAC 411
    2. 2. FINAL EXAM
    3. 3. FINAL EXAMWorth 30% of final grade
    4. 4. FINAL EXAMWorth 30% of final gradeYou MUST Pass the Final Exam in order to pass the course.
    5. 5. FINAL EXAMWorth 30% of final gradeYou MUST Pass the Final Exam in order to pass the course.Part A Short Answers 40 marks
    6. 6. FINAL EXAMWorth 30% of final gradeYou MUST Pass the Final Exam in order to pass the course.Part A Short Answers 40 marksPart B Essay Response 60 marks
    7. 7. you may bring:Your textbooks:•OBD, Little Brother, Frost/Nixon•an English language dictionary(paper version, no electronics)
    8. 8. format Part A - Short Answers Answer 4 of 10 questions.Each question is worth 10 points.
    9. 9. sample questionsWhat is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail aspossible.Why is television a poor medium for the news?What is the significance of the shoes Frost givesNixon?
    10. 10. What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.
    11. 11. What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother
    12. 12. What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on DarkNet model of internet
    13. 13. What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on DarkNet model of internet•Closed system of communication
    14. 14. What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on DarkNet model of internet•Closed system of communication•Uses modified X-boxes to communicate
    15. 15. What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on DarkNet model of internet•Closed system of communication•Uses modified X-boxes to communicate•Messages sent travel through several X-boxes using toconfuse trail so that sender is hidden
    16. 16. What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on DarkNet model of internet•Closed system of communication•Uses modified X-boxes to communicate•Messages sent travel through several X-boxes using toconfuse trail so that sender is hidden•Uses encryption
    17. 17. What is the Xnet? Describe in as much detail as possible.•Created by Cory Doctorow in his novel Little Brother•Based on DarkNet model of internet•Closed system of communication•Uses modified X-boxes to communicate•Messages sent travel through several X-boxes using toconfuse trail so that sender is hidden•Uses encryption•Marcus, Doctorow’s main character, uses the Xnet tolaunch a movement that is in opposition to the DHS andthe surveillance society
    18. 18. Why is television a poor medium for the news?•visual medium captures action but not goodfor political analysis•sound bites tend to focus on sensational•emotional response rather than logical•focus shifted to personality of interviewee,rather than his argument•simplifies issues•news is branded to a particular market
    19. 19. Part B - Essay QuestionsAnswer one of five questions.Response is worth 60 marks.
    20. 20. sample questionsIn Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother, the X-net is the medium Marcus uses to evade and protestgovernment surveillance. How does the X-net (the medium) function as the metaphor for thepolitical movement it supports?“The finest form of tragedy...has a complex plot in which the protagonist... passes fromhappiness into misery. The spectacle of the fall must evoke...both fear and pity and provide acatharsis or purgation that is pleasurable and illuminating about the power of man.” (Reston175) How does this statement relate to Morgan’s Frost/Nixon?“One reason for the drop in the number of close friends Americans count within their innercircle is that, rather than bringing us closer together, globalization and technology areundermining traditional forms of community.” Do you agree with this statement? Useexamples from the text in your answer.“Privacy almost always includes an element of personal/political power.” What does Doctorowmean by this statement? Use examples from Little Brother in your answer.
    21. 21. In Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother, the X-net is the medium Marcus uses to evade and protest government surveillance.How does the X-net (the medium) function as the metaphor for the political movement it supports? Thesis Statement:The Xnet is both Marcus’s method of revolt and the nameof his revolution: using the Xnet, Marcus creates anunderground resistance that challenges the totalitarian,invasive, and patriarchal Department of HomelandSociety.
    22. 22. What is the Xnet?
    23. 23. What is the Xnet? •free speech
    24. 24. What is the Xnet? •free speech •untrackable
    25. 25. What is the Xnet? •free speech •untrackable •closed network
    26. 26. What is the Xnet? •free speech •untrackable •closed network •needs key to access
    27. 27. What is the Xnet? •free speech •untrackable •closed network •needs key to access •peer controlled
    28. 28. What is the Xnet? •free speech •untrackable •closed network •needs key to access •peer controlled •group effort
    29. 29. What is the Xnet? •free speech •untrackable •closed network •needs key to access •peer controlled •group effort •decentralized
    30. 30. What is the Xnet? •free speech •untrackable •closed network •needs key to access •peer controlled •group effort •decentralized •impossible to control
    31. 31. What is the Xnet? •free speech •untrackable •closed network •needs key to access •peer controlled •group effort •decentralized •impossible to control •leads by appeal to morality
    32. 32. What is the Xnet? •free speech •untrackable •closed network •needs key to access •peer controlled •group effort •decentralized •impossible to control •leads by appeal to morality •youth culture
    33. 33. Next step, pick three or four points, and use each point to create a topic sentence for each paragraph E.g. While DHS is controlled by a select group oftop-tier politicians and military officials, the Xnet is uncontrolled and uncontrollable, with no stable command centre, a collective of individuals.
    34. 34. Than, fill in the rest of the paragraph with examples and quotes.Examples?•
    35. 35. Good luck!!!

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