# Winter Session 2020 Accredited Online Calculus Course Information - Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University winter 2020 Online Calculus Academic Credits

Winter Session 2020 @ Roger Williams UniversityIf 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!

Winter Session 2020 Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University offers all of the main lower-division university-level calculus courses, fully accredited and transferable.

- Math 136 - Precalculus - 4 credits
- Math 207 - Applied Calculus - 3 credits
- Math 213 - Calculus I - 4 credits
- Math 214 - Calculus II - 4 credits
- Math 351 - Multivariable Calculus - 4 credits
- Math 317 - Differential Equations - 3 credits
- Math 331 - Linear Algebra - 3 credits
- Math 315 - Probability Theory - 3 credits

## Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

*Date Posted: Jan 12, 2020*

Review by: Mark Neiberg

Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II, Multivariable Calculus

Review: Curriculum was high quality and allowed student to experiment with concepts which resulted in an enjoyable experience. Assignment Feedback was timely and meaningful.

*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 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.

## Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration

### 1.05: Tools

- M5: 1.05: Tools:
- M5.1: 1.05 - Basics
- M5.1.a: 1.05.B1: Using the derivative for finding maximum values and minimum values
- M5.1.b: 1.05.B2: Using the derivative to help to get a good representative plot
- M5.1.c: 1.05.B3: Using the derivative to fit data by curves: Line fit and Sine and Cosine wave fit
- M5.2: 1.05 - Tutorials
- M5.2.a: 1.05.T1: Highest and lowest points on the graph
- M5.2.b: 1.05.T2: Approximations by polynomials; Approximations by Sine and Cosine waves
- M5.2.c: 1.05.T3: Fish gotta swim: The least energy
- M5.2.d: 1.05.T4: Designing a box
- M5.2.e: 1.05.T5: Largest and smallest
- M5.3: 1.05 - Give It A Try
- M5.3.a: 1.05.G1: Good representative plots
- M5.3.b: 1.05.G2: Highest and lowest points on the graph
- M5.3.c: 1.05.G3: Approximations by polynomials and approximations by Sine and Cosine waves
- M5.3.d: 1.05.G4: Oil slicks
- M5.3.e: 1.05.G5: The second derivative, f''(x)
- M5.3.f: 1.05.G6: Driving the big Mack trucks
- M5.3.g: 1.05.G7: The space shuttle Challenger and its O-rings
- M5.3.h: 1.05.G8: Management analysis
- M5.3.i: 1.05.G9: Up then down for x^t/e^x
- M5.3.j: 1.05.G10: Other max-min problems
- M5.3.k: 1.05.G11: At what age is the Bernese Mountain Dog growing the fastest?
- M5.4: 1.05 - Literacy
- M5.5: 1.05 - Revisited