Summarizing Student Responses to Reflection Prompts

  title={Summarizing Student Responses to Reflection Prompts},
  author={Wencan Luo and Diane J. Litman},
We propose to automatically summarize student responses to reflection prompts and introduce a novel summarization algorithm that differs from traditional methods in several ways. First, since the linguistic units of student inputs range from single words to multiple sentences, our summaries are created from extracted phrases rather than from sentences. Second, the phrase summarization algorithm ranks the phrases by the number of students who semantically mention a phrase in a summary… CONTINUE READING

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