Instructional Support Platform for Interactive Learning Platforms

Citation:

Gary King, Eric Mazur, Kelly Miller, and Brian Lukoff. 10/8/2019. “Instructional Support Platform for Interactive Learning Platforms.” United States of America US 10,438,498 B2 (U.S Patent and Trademark Office). Copy at http://j.mp/32vmgWB
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Instructional Support Platform for Interactive Learning Platforms

Abstract:

In various embodiments, subject matter for improving discussions in connection with an educational resource is identified and summarized by analyzing annotations made by students assigned to a discussion group to identify high-quality annotations likely to generate responses and stimulate discussion threads, identifying clusters of high quality annotations relating to the same portion or related portions of the educational resource , extracting and summarizing text from the annotations, and combining , in an electronically represented document, the extracted and summarized text and (i) at least some of the annotations and the portion or portions of the educational resource or (ii) click able links thereto.