Category precalculus

Active Preparation for Calculus

Back in May, I wrote of my pending fall 2018 sabbatical and plans to write a textbook for the calculus-prep course that we now offer at GVSU.  I’m pleased to share that a complete draft of my latest free, open-source text, Active Preparation for Calculus, is now publicly available in HTML, PDF, or its original PreTeXt […]

Prelude to Active Calculus – feedback sought

I’ve been awarded a sabbatical for the fall semester of 2018 to write a new free, open-source textbook for GVSU’s new MTH 124: Functions and Models.  The purpose of this course is to prepare students not-yet-ready for calculus for a first semester course in calculus. MTH 124 has run for three semesters at Grand Valley, […]