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

Winter Session 2020 @ Roger Williams UniversityWinter Session 2020 Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University offers all of the main lower-division university-level calculus courses.

- 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 13, 2020*

Review by: Anonymous

Courses Completed: Calculus II

Review: This is the most interactive and productive online course I have ever taken. I had taken calculus before but never understood some of the underlying concepts until I took this course. If you want to really learn calculus in a way that will stay with you for the rest of your life, take this course.

Transferred Credits to: The college of New Jersey

*Date Posted: Dec 20, 2019*

Review by: Bill K.

Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II, Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra

Review: I took the whole calculus series and Linear Algebra via Distance Calculus. Dr. Curtis spent countless hours messaging back and forth with me, answering every question, no matter how trivial they might seem. Dr. Curtis is extremely responsive, especially if the student is curious and is willing to work hard. I don't think I ever waited much more than a day for Dr. Curtis to get a notebook back to me. Dr. Curtis would also make videos of concepts if I was really lost. The course materials are fantastic. If you are a student sitting on the fence, trying to decide between a normal classroom class or Distance Calculus classes with Livemath and Mathematica, my choice would be the Distance Calculus classes every time. The Distance Calculus classes are more engaging. The visual aspects of the class notebooks are awesome. You get the hand calculation skills you need. The best summary I can give is to say, given the opportunity, I would put my own son's math education in Dr. Curtis's hands.

Transferred Credits to: None

*Date Posted: Jan 13, 2020*

Review by: Daniel Marasco

Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus

Review: This course was more affordable than many, and the flexible format was terrific for me, as I am inclined to work very diligently on tasks on my own. It could be dangerous for a person who requires external discipline more, but it works well for self-starters, allowing you to prioritize when you have other pressing work. I was a full time teacher adding a math certification, and this course allowed me to master the math while working around my teaching schedule and fitting work into moments here and there when I had time. I was able to transfer the credits to Montana State University, Bozeman for my teaching internship program without a hitch. The instructors were all very helpful and patient, even when I failed to see a ridiculously simple solution on one problem after 20 emails back and forth. Overall, I was more pleased with my experience in this class than I was with any of my other 9 courses.

Transferred Credits to: Montana State University, Bozeman

## Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration

### 1.09: ParamPlot

- M9: 1.09: ParamPlot:
- M9.1: 1.09 - Basics
- M9.1.a: 1.09.B1: Parametric plots in two dimensions: Circular parameters
- M9.1.b: 1.09.B2: Parametric plots of curves in three dimensions
- M9.1.c: 1.09.B3: Parametric plots of surfaces in three dimensions
- M9.1.d: 1.09.B4: Derivatives for curves given parametrically: The cycloid
- M9.2: 1.09 - Tutorials
- M9.2.a: 1.09.T1: Parametric plotting for projectile motion
- M9.2.b: 1.09.T2: Parametric plotting for designing a cam
- M9.2.c: 1.09.T3: Parametric plotting of the predator-prey model
- M9.2.d: 1.09.T4: Quick calculations
- M9.3: 1.09 - Give It a Try
- M9.3.a: 1.09.G1: Quick calculations
- M9.3.b: 1.09.G2: Parametric plotting of circles and ellipses in two dimensions
- M9.3.c: 1.09.G3: Elliptical orbits of planets and asteroids
- M9.3.d: 1.09.G4: Parametric plotting of circles, tubes and horns in three dimensions
- M9.3.e: 1.09.G5: Surfaces you can make by rotating curves
- M9.3.f: 1.09.G6: Projectile marksmanship
- M9.3.g: 1.09.G7: More cams
- M9.3.h: 1.09.G8: Parametric plotting of a predator-prey model in which the prey don't reproduce and the predators don't die
- M9.3.i: 1.09.G9: Politics and the environment
- M9.3.j: 1.09.G10: Epidemics
- M9.3.k: 1.09.G11: Collision?
- M9.4: 1.09 - Literacy