An Approach for Creating Framework for Automated Question Generation from Instructional Objective

  • Syaamantak Das
  • Rajeev Chatterjee
  • Jyotsna Kumar Mandal
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 379)


Generating questions for evaluation and assessment of learner’s knowledge, in an e-learning system, is usually a tedious job for the instructor. There are approaches being made to automatically generate questions from content of an e-learning course. However, there is a general procedure of using only the content provided by the instructor, to generate questions, which are applicable on these automated question generation systems. Here a proposed approach to develop questions from the instructional objectives of an e-learning system, irrespective of the e-learning content, is presented. These questions which are being generated are aimed to satisfy the instructional objectives of the instructor and learning objectives to the learner. This reduces the necessity of questions being generated from a particular content and provides a proposed methodical framework to generate questions having similar instructional and learning objectives.


Question generation Item generation Assessment Instructional objectives 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Syaamantak Das
    • 1
  • Rajeev Chatterjee
    • 1
  • Jyotsna Kumar Mandal
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringNITTTRKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of KalyaniWest BengalIndia

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