07632101 is referenced by 21 patents and cites 219 patents.

A system and method for ensuring that a user on a host system periodically performs educational tasks is disclosed. The system comprises a host system on which an educational application and a primary application can execute; means for suspending the primary application when a suspension criterion is met; means for executing an interactive educational application on the host system until a resumption criterion is met; and means for resuming the primary application on the host system when the resumption criterion is met. The method comprises (a) suspending a primary application based on a suspension criterion; (b) presenting on a presentation device an educational task from a set of educational tasks; (c) receiving a user-generated response on an input device; (d) repeating steps (b) and (c) until a resumption criterion is met; and (e) resuming the primary application when the resumption criterion is met.

Title
Method and apparatus for periodically questioning a user using a computer system or other device to facilitate memorization and learning of information
Application Number
10/264581
Publication Number
7632101 (B2)
Application Date
October 4, 2002
Publication Date
December 15, 2009
Inventor
Beau M Braunberger
Los Angeles
CA, US
Alfred S Braunberger
Sequim
WA, US
Agent
Haverstock & Owens
Assignee
Vision Works IP Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G09B 3/00
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