A system architecture, and associated methods of operation, are disclosed to support the interactive presentation, examination, and discussion of problem and discussion statements. The system includes a presenter computer operated by a presenter or an instructor, and a plurality of audience computers that are operated by audience members, such as students. The presenter computer and audience computers are linked by a suitable communication network to support the exchange of information between the computers, as required to support the interactive presentation. A large screen display unit is additionally included to enable information to be presented to the entire audience, when necessary. The system further provides for the translation of the information exchanged between the presenter and audience computers into as many languages as is required by composition of the audience.