Method and apparatus for improving performance on multiple-choice exams

  • US 6,086,382 A
  • Filed: 02/22/1999
  • Issued: 07/11/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/30/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A computer readable medium containing computer instructions for improving a user'"'"'s performance on multiple choice examinations, said computer readable medium comprising:

  • computer program code, executable by a computer, for causing a question and a plurality of answer choices to be displayed;

    computer program code, executable by a computer, for causing a per-question time duration to be displayed, the per-question time duration being associated with an amount of time a user spends answering the question after the question and the answer choices are displayed;

    computer program code, executable by a computer, for receiving the user'"'"'s selection of one of the answer choices;

    computer program code, executable by a computer, for determining whether the answer choice selected by the user is the correct answer choice; and

    computer program code, executable by a computer, for displaying, at a user'"'"'s request, a portion of an outline that is linked to the particular topic of the question that has been presented to the user, the outline containing detailed information on a plurality of topics in at least one subject matter area.

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