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Course SummaryOur College Calculus textbook replacement course covers all the standard calculus topics normally covered in a textbook, but in an interactive, flexible way. Students can use the video lessons and quizzes to finish their homework and study for exams - without needing to carry around traditional textbooks.
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Any instructor who teaches college calculus can consider this textbook replacement course an excellent resource for their classroom. The lessons in this course provide high quality instruction and cover the same or even more information than that found in most calculus textbooks.
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The short, engaging video lessons on topics like graphing and functions are perfect for briefly introducing a calculus topic and initiating class discussion. The chapter and lesson structure is similar to traditional calculus textbooks, making a transition to digital learning simple and straightforward. Just like you'd assign textbook reading assignments, you can assign one or more video lessons to your students conveniently through the website and even review them in class to initiate discussion or class projects.
- Identify the chapter in this course that corresponds with your curriculum or lesson plan.
- Assign one or more of the short and engaging video lessons as homework.
- In class, engage students in discussions and/or interactive activities that focus on the lesson topics.
- Use the lesson quizzes and chapter exams to test your students' understanding of continuity, geometry and trigonometry.
- Submit questions, feedback or suggestions to our expert instructors from your Dashboard.
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- Differentiated Instruction: Lessons give teachers the opportunity to fit each student's individual needs - through video lessons, lesson transcripts and assessment quizzes.
- Help Students Keep Up: Teachers can assign lessons directly from the course to students who need further help with specific calculus topics or who missed class.
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Using the Course
Using the course is simple. You can find any topic you're currently studying in your calculus class, or if your school uses this course in the classroom, you can get your assignments through links sent by your teacher via email. Even if your school uses traditional textbooks, you'll find this course offers a great supplement and brings calculus lessons to life. The short videos give you an easy, fun and helpful way to better understand and absorb calculus concepts, derivatives, limits and rates of change.
- Identify the calculus topics you're studying in class, or click on the lesson links sent to you.
- View the short and engaging calculus video lessons.
- Use the lesson quizzes and chapter exams to test your understanding of topics like differential equations and differential notation.
- Submit questions to our expert instructors for additional help with any calculus topic covered in the course.
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Our calculus course supports your individual learning style and your lifestyle. Check out some of the helpful and practical ways this course can be valuable to you as well as the advantages to having a complete resource to complement your classroom lessons.
- Fun Videos: Our lessons entertain while they teach you about formulas, mathematical rules and the use of the scientific calculator.
- Helpful Instructors: In addition to being subject-matter experts in calculus, our instructors are available to help you with any questions you have related to the course.
- Accessible: You can access this calculus course and view the video lessons from any computer or mobile device from home or on the go.
- Learn Your Way: Whether you learn better through discussion, viewing the video or reading the lesson transcript, we've got you covered.
- Keeping Up in Class: If you need to miss class or don't quite understand a calculus concept, you can use this course to make sure you don't fall behind.
- Graphs of basic and polynomial functions
- Continuity and discontinuities in functions
- Use of the Pythagorean Theorem for distance calculations
- Graphs of cosine and sine
- Scientific calculator use to graph and solve equations
- Graphic and numeric definitions of limits
- Motion and rate of change
- Derivatives of equations and functions
- Mathematical applications of derivatives
- The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
- The principle of substitution in solutions for integration problems
- Use of differential equations in physics
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