Method and apparatus for improving performance on multiple-choice exams

  • US 6,986,664 B1
  • Filed: 12/01/2003
  • Issued: 01/17/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/03/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for improving a user'"'"'s performance on multiple choice examinations, said method comprising:

  • displaying a question and a plurality of answer choices;

    displaying, at a user'"'"'s request, a hint to assist the user in correctly answering the question;

    receiving the user'"'"'s selection of one of the answer choices;

    determining whether the answer choice selected by the user is the correct answer choice;

    displaying a visual indication of whether the selected answer choice is the correct answer choice;

    causing an explanation of the correctness or incorrectness of the selected answer choice to be displayed; and

    displaying, at a user'"'"'s request, substantive information that is linked to the question that has been presented to the user.

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