Accredited Calculus Credits Fast - Distance Calculus CalculusIf you wish to complete a Calculus course online, make sure you take this course from a regionally accredited college/university so that the credits you earn from this course will actually transfer to your home college/university.
The free courses available from the MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) like edX, Coursera, Udacity, Khan Academy, MIT Open Courseware, etc. are really excellent courses, but they do NOT result in transferrable academic credits from an accredited university!
Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University offers all of the main lower-division university-level calculus courses, fully accredited and transferable.
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Distance Calculus - Student Reviews
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2020
Review by: Karen N.
Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II
Review: Awesome classes! I was really weak with Calculus, so I retook Calc 1 and kept going into Calc 2. I feel like I finally understood Calculus. The finals were pretty thorough, but not nearly as stressful as the blue book exams. I highly recommend these courses!
Transferred Credits to: Various
Date Posted: Jan 12, 2020
Review by: Anonymous
Courses Completed: Calculus I
Review: This course is amazing! I took it as a requirement for admission to an MBA program, and couldn't have been happier with the quality and rigor of the course. I previously took calculus two times (at a public high school and then a large public university commonly cited as a "public ivy"), this course was by far the best and *finally* made the concepts click. Previously I had no idea what was going on because terrible PhD students were teaching the course and saying stuff like "a derivative is the slope of a tangent line" - ??? but what does that mean ???, but the instructors in the Shorter University course explain everything in ways where it FINALLY made sense (e.g., "imagine a roller coaster hitting the top of a hill, there's a moment where it shifts momentum and you're not accelerating or decelerating, that's what a 0 rate of change is - that's when the derivative would be zero"). They explain everything in multiple ways and relate it to other concepts. It all made perfect sense when I finally had a good instructor. Really recommend this class
Transferred Credits to: The Wharton School, UPenn
Date Posted: Feb 25, 2020
Review by: Jessica M.
Courses Completed: Applied Calculus
Review: I highly recommend this course. I started the Kennedy School at Harvard with a last-minute admission, but my application required the Liberal Arts calculus course, so I had to finish the course in 3 weeks. Diane was an awesome instructor! The class was surprisingly interesting. If you need to take calculus fast, this is the program to use.
Transferred Credits to: Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration
- M7: 1.07: Races:
- M7.1: 1.07 - Basics
- M7.1.a: 1.07.B1: The Race Track Principle
- M7.1.b: 1.07.B2: The Race Track Principle and differential equations
- M7.1.c: 1.07.B3: The Race Track Principle and Euler's method of faking the plot of the solution of a differential equation
- M7.1.d: 1.07.B4: Tangent lines and the Race Track Principle
- M7.2: 1.07 - Tutorials
- M7.2.a: 1.07.T1: Using Euler's method to fake the plot of f(x) given f ' (x) and one value of f(x)
- M7.2.b: 1.07.T2: Using the Race Track Principle to help to estimate roundoff error
- M7.2.c: 1.07.T3: If f''(x) is always positive then tangent lines run below the curve
- M7.3: 1.07 - Give It a Try
- M7.3.a: 1.07.G1: Versions of the Race Track Principle
- M7.3.b: 1.07.G2: Running Euler's faker
- M7.3.c: 1.07.G3: The Race Track Principle and differential equations
- M7.3.d: 1.07.G4: The error function Erf(x)
- M7.3.e: 1.07.G5: Round off
- M7.3.f: 1.07.G6: Calculating accurate values of ln(x)
- M7.3.g: 1.07.G7: Calculating accurate values of e^x
- M7.3.h: 1.07.G8: Euler's faker and the second derivative
- M7.3.i: 1.07.G9: Inequalities
- M7.3.j: 1.07.G10: The Law of the Mean
- M7.3.k: 1.07.G11: If f''(x) is never positive then tangent lines run above the curve; At points of inflection, the tangent line crosses the curve
- M7.4: 1.07 - Literacy