# Academic Calculus Credits & MOOCs

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) for Calculus are awesome.But beware: if you try to tell a graduate school or your home baccelaureate institution that you completed Multivariable Calculus via a MOOC and you want credit for that work, you will probably be disappointed with their answer.

To show academic achievement, the real Official Academic Transcript from an accredited university is what you need to show a potential graduate school or baccelaureate institution that you have actually completed a university-level calculus course.

Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University can help you get onto the "academic credit train" from a spot that makes sense from your academic background. If you have completed some MOOC courses, we will examine your academic record, and try to make the best recommendation for an accurate placement into one of our courses, so then start to earn academic credits on transferrable academic transcripts, rather than just saying you went through a MOOC course.

For more information, see this page: Distance Calculus & MOOCs

You may also see this page for other for-credit programs: Credit Earning Online Calculus Programs

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## Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

*Date Posted: Jan 13, 2020*

Review by: Janice Flores

Student Email: jflores35@knights.ucf.edu

Courses Completed: Calculus II

Review: I highly recommend this course! Dr. Curtis is the best teacher and is ALWAYS willing to work with you to make sure you understand the subject. It was definitely a positive experience and the credits were transferred to my University with no problems! I definitely do not regret it and I had doubts in the beginning but if I had to, I would do it all over again!

Transferred Credits to: University of Central Florida

*Date Posted: Jan 19, 2020*

Review by: Dan P.

Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II

Review: I found the courses to be informative, enjoyable, and most importantly, effective in helping me learn the concepts of calculus. My math skills were always very weak, and I had a great deal of difficulty passing my undergrad math courses. The pace of a traditional classroom setting was just too quick for the concepts to really sink in. With Distance Calculus, I had courses that were taught with the full rigor of an on-campus class, but where I could take my time and really learn the material...all while having access to top-tier instructional help for real math professors and assistants. DC gave me the tools and the confidence I needed, so after successfully passing my DC courses, I moved on and completed a master's degree in CS.

*Date Posted: Jan 13, 2020*

Review by: Janice Flores

Student Email: jflores35@knights.ucf.edu

Courses Completed: Calculus II

Review: I highly recommend this course! Dr. Curtis is the best teacher and is ALWAYS willing to work with you to make sure you understand the subject. It was definitely a positive experience and the credits were transferred to my University with no problems! I definitely do not regret it and I had doubts in the beginning but if I had to, I would do it all over again!

Transferred Credits to: University of Central Florida

## Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration

### Logarithmic Functions

- P8: Logarithmic Functions:
- P8.1: What is a Logarithm?
- P8.1.a: Solving Power Function Equations: Roots
- P8.1.b: Solving Exponential Equations: ??
- P8.1.c: Manufacturing a Logarithm Function
- P8.1.d: Inverse Functions
- P8.1.e: Definition of the Logarithm Function
- P8.1.f: Logarithm Dictionary
- P8.1.g: Homework Problems
- P8.1.h: Homework Problems
- P8.1.i: Homework Problems
- P8.2: Examples of Logarithms
- P8.2.a: Different Bases
- P8.2.b: Natural Base: Natural Logarithm
- P8.2.c: Converting To Different Bases
- P8.2.d: Laws of Exponents
- P8.2.e: Not Laws
- P8.2.f: Homework Problems
- P8.3: Graphs of Logarithmic Functions
- P8.4: Solving Logarithmic and Exponential Equations
- P8.4.a: Solving by Graphing
- P8.4.b: Applying Logarithms
- P8.4.c: Homework Problems
- P8.4.d: Homework Problems
- P8.5: Managing Exponential Data
- P8.6: Logarithmic Functions Revisited