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Distance Calculus - Student Reviews
Date Posted: May 21, 2020
Review by: Chester F.
Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II
Review: I did not enjoy Calculus I at my school. I retook Calculus I, and then Calculus II, over the summer via Distance Calculus and it was awesome. I started my sophomore year back on track and ready for my physics classes. I struggled with the MathLive software but I guess it was alright.
Transferred Credits to: University of North Carolina
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: Apr 30, 2020
Review by: Hannah J.
Courses Completed: Probability Theory
Review: Probability Theory was a great course. Very very thorough. I thought it would never end :). I was very prepared for my coursework in economics. Excellent refereshher of derivatives and integrals - really forced me to remember that stuff from freshman cal.
Transferred Credits to: Boston University
Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration
VC.06 - Sources
- V6: VC.06 - Sources:
- V6.1: VC.06 - Sources - Basics
- V6.1.a: VC.06.B1: Using a 2D integral to measure flow across closed curves
- V6.1.b: VC.06.B2: Sources, sinks, and the divergence of a vector field
- V6.1.c: VC.06.B3: Flow-across-the-curve measurements in the presence of singularities
- V6.2: VC.06 - Sources - Tutorials
- V6.2.a: VC.06.T1: The pleasure of calculating path integrals when mixed partials equation = 0
- V6.2.b: VC.06.T2: Using a 2D integral to measure flow along closed curves
- V6.2.c: VC.06.T3: Rotation (swirl) of a vector field
- V6.2.d: VC.06.T4: Summary of main ideas.
- V6.3: VC.06 - Sources - Give It a Try
- V6.3.a: VC.06.G1: Sources, sinks and swirls
- V6.3.b: VC.06.G2: Singularity sources, sinks and swirls
- V6.3.c: VC.06.G3: Agree or disagree
- V6.3.d: VC.06.G4: Flow calculations in the presence of singularities
- V6.3.e: VC.06.G5: 2D electric fields, dipole fields, and Gauss's law in physics
- V6.3.f: VC.06.G6: The Laplacian and steady-state heat
- V6.3.g: VC.06.G7: Calculating path integrals in the presence of singularities
- V6.3.h: VC.06.G8: Water and electricity
- V6.3.i: VC.06.G9: Is parallel flow always irrotational?
- V6.3.j: VC.06.G10: Spin fields
- V6.4: VC.06 - Sources - Literacy