STEM/Engineering Calculus Online Accredited CourseIt is important that any Engineering Calculus course you wish to take online, you need to make sure this course is from a regionally accredited college/university so that the credits you earn from this course will actually transfer to your home college/university.
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!
There are more than a few actual colleges/universities offering STEM/Engineering Calculus courses online. Be careful as you investigate these courses - they may not fit your needs for actual course instruction and timing. Most require you enroll and engage your course during their standard academic semesters. Most will have you use a publisher's "automated textbook" which is .... um .... well, if you like that kind of thing, then you have a few options over there at those schools.
Distance Calculus is all about real university-level calculus courses - that's all we do! We have been running these courses for 20+ years, so we know how to get students through the these courses fast fast fast!
Here is a video about earning real academic credits in Engineering Calculus from Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University:
Earning Real Academic Credits for Calculus
Applied Calculus vs Calculus I
Distance Calculus - Student Reviews
Date Posted: Feb 23, 2020
Review by: Carl Conners
Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra
Review: After a really rough first year of calculus, I completed all of the second year calculus courses with Distance Calculus. It was like night and day the difference. My first year was so boring and monotonous. Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra through Distance Calculus were just so much different - so not boring at all. I thoroughly enjoyed these courses. So engaging.
Transferred Credits to: Michigan State University
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2020
Review by: Teddy M.
Courses Completed: Precalculus, Calculus I
Review: Pros: once you get going, you can go really fast. The visual textbook is pretty cool. The instructors were very responsive. Cons: the movies are great, but the software crashes more than it should. Sometimes it is just a hassle doing things in the software instead of on paper, but once I got used to the software, it was ok.
Transferred Credits to: Texas Christian University
Date Posted: Jun 6, 2020
Review by: Douglas Z.
Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Probability Theory
Review: I loved these courses. So in depth and comprehensive. The mix of software and math curriculum was tremendously helpful to my future studies and career in engineering. I highly recommend these courses if you are bored of textbook courses.
Transferred Credits to: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration
1.03: Growth Rates
- M3: 1.03: Growth Rates:
- M3.1: 1.03 - Basics
- M3.1.a: 1.03.B1: Instantaneous growth rates
- M3.1.b: 1.03.B2: Instantaneous Growth Rate of Power Functions
- M3.1.c: 1.03.B3: The Instantaneous Growth Rate of Trig Functions
- M3.1.d: 1.03.B4: The Instantaneous Growth Rate of Exponential and Log Functions
- M3.2: 1.03 - Tutorials
- M3.2.a: 1.03.T1: Average growth rate versus instantaneous growth rate
- M3.2.b: 1.03.T2: Using the instantaneous growth rate f'(x) to predict the plot of f(x)
- M3.2.c: 1.03.T3: Spread of disease
- M3.2.d: 1.03.T4: Instantaneous growth rates in context
- M3.3: 1.03 - GiveItATry
- M3.3.a: 1.03.G1: Relating f(x) and f'(x)
- M3.3.b: 1.03.G2: Explaining LiveMath Derivative Output
- M3.3.c: 1.03.G3: Approximation of the instantaneous growth rate f'(x) by average growth rates
- M3.3.d: 1.03.G4: Using the instantaneous growth rate f'(x) to predict the plot of f(x)
- M3.3.e: 1.03.G5: Graphics action
- M3.3.f: 1.03.G6: Up and down, maximum and minimum
- M3.3.g: 1.03.G7: Spread of disease
- M3.3.h: 1.03.G8: Average growth rate versus instantaneous growth rate
- M3.3.i: 1.03.G9: Why folks study the instantaneous growth rate instead of instantaneous growth
- M3.4: 1.03 - Literacy
- M3.5: 1.03 - Revisited