Tag Archives: calculus
Regarding the single variable text, I’m trying to gain some information about adoption, how the text is used, and what additional features are desirable. If you use the text in your teaching, I’d greatly appreciate you taking 5 minutes to complete this survey: http://gvsu.edu/s/1aP Responses by Friday, 10/18, will be most helpful. Thanks.
I added new sections to the preface of Active Calculus this year, including “Students! Read This!” and “Instructors: Read This!” My main goal in writing these was to help better ensure that users of the text are aware of some of the features of the text, especially in the HTML format. There are similar sections […]
I’m excited to share several important updates: 1. new landing page at https://activecalculus.org 2. updated versions of Active Calculus (single variable, 2018 edition) in HTML, PDF, and print (with updated activities workbooks [1-4], [5-8], too) 3. updated version of Active Prelude to Calculus, now hosted at the main page and with HTML, PDF, and (new!) print available […]
On Tuesday 10/2, I was honored to speak in the MIT Electronic Seminar on Mathematics Education. The recorded video from the seminar is now available to view; my slides are also posted. If you watch/listen to the recording, I apologize in advance for the fact that I struggled with my voice and a cough as […]
One of the ancillaries that we offer to support the use of Active Calculus is a collection of “daily preparation assignments”. These assignments are modeled on Robert Talbert’s “guided practice” and provide students a short list of concrete tasks to complete prior to class so that they are prepared to actively engage with new ideas […]
I’m excited to share several updates to Active Calculus: 1. New 2018 edition of Active Calculus – single variable The 2018 HTML version is now live at https://activecalculus.org/single/. The PDF will be posted in the near future on a new page at GVSU’s ScholarWorks site. And the 2018 edition will be available for purchase on Amazon […]
My friend and graduate school colleague Tom Pfaff of Ithaca College has done a lot of great work on issues related to sustainability. He has a wonderful collection of free resources for instructors at his blog, http://sustainabilitymath.org/. In particular, you can find sources of real world data for your classes – especially stats, calc, or any […]