President and CEO at Yet Analytics, Inc. Principal investigator on the Data and Training Analytics Simulated Input Modeler (DATASIM). Senior Member of the IEEE and Treasurer of the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (2018 - present).
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
RECENT WRITING AND PRESENTATIONS
Goldberg, B., Owens, K., Gupton, K., Hellman, K., Robson, R., Blake-Plock, S., Hoffman, M. Forging Competency and Proficiency through the Synthetic Training Environment with an Experiential Learning for Readiness Strategy. (2021). I/ITSEC. Orlando, FL.
DeFalco, J., Blake-Plock, S., Ulgen, O., Schoenherr, J., Hampton, A., Tong, R. The Spider in the Urinal: A Panel on AI Ethics, Unpredictable Secondary Events, and AISs. (2021). I/ITSEC. Orlando: FL.
Blake-Plock, S., Ponton, J., Kaelber, A. From IdeaScale to Scaling an Idea: Learning Innovation at Joint Base Andrews. (2021). iFEST 2021. National Training and Simulation Association.
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 AND RELATED 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
More info: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sblakeplock/