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Patty Erickson

Mathematics Department

 

     
     

Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics

Office Location: Euler 122
Phone: (765) 998-5380
Email: pterickson@tayloru.edu

Specialties: Introductory Statistics, Statistics Education, The Use of Fun in Class Instruction, Active Learning Strategies, Factor Analysis

 

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Patricia A. Erickson


E-mail: pterickson@tayloru.edu 

Work Phone: 765-998-5380

Fax: 765-998-4615

 

PERSONAL DATA

Born in Toronto, Canada.

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

Daughter: Kathryn

 

EDUCATION

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

 

EXPERIENCE

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

 

COURSES TAUGHT

NAS 240 – Introductory Statistics

MAT 210 – Introduction to Statistics

MAT 100 – Mathematics Fundamentals

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Statistical Association

Mathematical Association of America

 

PRESENTATIONS

  • “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