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  1. Derek Allen Homework Helper

  2. Societal Problem • Many people have poor study techniques • According to many varied surveys, at least 75% of students want to be better. • Adults need to study too (speeches, presentations)

  3. The Customers • Students • Employees • Textbook authors • Textbook publishers

  4. The Present Situation • Brief overview of the competition (what study aids are currently available)

  5. The Homework Helper • Provides user with choice of template to aid in filling out study questions • Reviews the material provided • Options: • Allow user to create a new template for study • Manufacturer can include the Homework Helper as a study aid, filled with their questions/responses • Varied templates include question/response, multiple choice, others

  6. Pros • Doable with current technology (no new hardware) • Good study aids are hard to find • Potentially, every student could be using this to achieve better scores on tests. • Customizable to fit different study habits

  7. Cons • Many study aids on the market • Would need to be both highly customizable and user-friendly. • Must have low unit price to attract the audience desired. • Must get textbook authors and publishers behind the idea.

  8. Conclusion • Compilation/analysis of Study habits • http://www.articlesforeducators.com/dir/general/study_skills/college_study_skills.asp • Website dedicated to the problem of poor studying • http://www.words-worth.info/