Patricia Erickson

Patty Erickson

Patricia Erickson

Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics

Office Location: Euler 122
Phone: (765) 998-5380

Specialties: active learning strategies, factor analysis, introductory statistics, statistics education, the use of fun in class instruction


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Patricia A. Erickson



Work Phone: 765-998-5380

Fax: 765-998-4615



Born in Toronto, Canada.

Married to Lee Edward Erickson, July 13, 1974, Ann Arbor, MI

Daughter: Kathryn



MA in Mathematical Statistics, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 1993

39 hours in Mathematics, Taylor University, Upland, IN, 1984 -1990

Certification as Registered Medical Technologist, ASCP #MT 088790 1973

BS in Medical Technology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ml 1973



AP Reader, Statistics, Educational Testing Service, 2006-2012

Adjunct Instructor in Mathematics, Taylor University, Upland, IN 1999 - present

Technologist, Clinical Chemistry, Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN 1979 - 1984

Technologist, Richland Clinic Laboratory, Richland, WA 1978 - 1979

Technologist, Microbiology, Kadlec Hospital, Richland, WA 1975 - 1978

Technologist, General Laboratory, Kadlec Hospital, Richland, WA 1974 -1975

Technologist, Microbiology, University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago, IL 1973 - 1974



NAS 240 – Introductory Statistics

MAT 210 – Introduction to Statistics

MAT 100 – Mathematics Fundamentals



American Statistical Association

Mathematical Association of America



  • “Classroom Activities in Probability,” Best Practices in Statistics Education Session, Advanced Placement Statistics Reading, 2007
  • “Using Student Generated Data for Inference Classroom Activities,” Best Practices in Statistics Education Session, Advanced Placement Statistics Reading, 2009
  • “Using Fun in the Statistics Classroom: An Exploratory Study of College Instructors’ Hesitations and Motivations,” US Conference on Teaching Statistics,  2011