ABOUT

President and CEO at Yet Analytics, Inc. Principal investigator on the Data and Training Analytics Simulated Input Modeler (DATASIM). Treasurer of the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (2018 - present).


EXPERTISE

Working at the intersection of the design of learning and training ecosystems and the development of global technical standards to support interoperability among them.


Current focus areas include:


  • xAPI and the Total Learning Architecture

  • Adaptive Instructional Systems

  • AI Ethics


RECENT WRITING

Blake-Plock, S., Hoyt, W., & Casey, C. Instrumenting GIFT with xAPI: a use case for IEEE P9274.3.x standards activity and implications for the broader field of ITS and AIS. (2021). Proceedings of the Ninth Annual GIFT Users Symposium. Orlando, FL: US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command - Soldier Center.

DeFalco, J., Blake-Plock, S., Hampton, A. The Renovated 中文 Room: Ethical Implications of Intentional AI in Learning Technology (2021). Proceedings of the Ninth Annual GIFT Users Symposium. Orlando, FL: US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command - Soldier Center.

Blake-Plock, S., Hoyt, W., Casey, C., & Zapata-Rivera, D. Data Analytics and Visualization for xAPI Learning Data: Considerations for a GIFT Strategy. In Sinatra, A.M., Graesser, A.C., Hu, X., Goldberg, B., and Hampton, A.J. (Eds.). (2020). Design Recommendations for Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Volume 8 - Data Visualization. Orlando, FL: US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command - Soldier Center.

Blake-Plock, S. Analytics and Visualization. In Walcutt, J.J. & Schatz, S. (Eds.). (2019). Modernizing Learning: Building the Future Learning Ecosystem. Washington, DC: Government Publishing Office.

Blake-Plock, S. (Ed.). (2018). xAPI: A Guide for Technical Implementers. IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee Technical Advisory Group on xAPI.


STANDARDS ACTIVITY

IEEE P9274.4.2 xAPI Cybersecurity, chair

IEEE P2997 Enterprise Learner Record, vice-chair

IEEE P2247.4 AI Ethics for Adaptive Instructional Systems, vice-chair

IEEE LTSC Technical Advisory Group on xAPI, chair

IEEE IC Industry Consortium on Learning Engineering, chair (2017-19)


WHAT I CAN DO FOR YOU...

  • Provide a keynote

  • Provide a workshop

  • Provide consultation


Contact Me

More info: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sblakeplock/