This class was tough.
Course Overview:
Mrs. Lipper is a very flexible teacher, that allows for handwritten coursework vice electronic software such as Microsoft Math Type. This is very helpful because the problems are in depth and take time to understand and document. Her style allows you to turn in assignments early and have them graded very quickly, which minimized anxiety levels concerning grade.
Course highlights:
All the concepts covered in calculus 1 such as finding derivative, maximum and minimum values, related rates and all things concerning rate of change, as well as introduction to concept of integration which is used to find area under curves
Hours per week:
12+ hours
Advice for students:
Get ahead as far ahead as possible. Get tutoring help as much as you need from smart thinking website, which can be utilized thru the moodle site. This is how to utilize online tutoring: On the course website for Moodle/My Edison: Click on student resources Then student services then educational resources finally: online tutor resources *Highly recommend Purchasing "Calculus for Dummies" as well as utilizing Khan videos / youtube videos for concept understanding.
This class was tough.
Course Overview:
Make sure Jacqueline Lipper is your teacher!! She grades extremely quickly, which is really helpful in relieving anxiety. She is very flexible, not rigid. Also recommend subscribing to pay website chegg.com for helpful solution tips to even problems. The class also utilizes smartthinking.com tutoring for students.
Course highlights:
I have failed calculus 1 at least 3 times, this was the first time I passed! with an 87 average. Pro Tips: 1) do the written assignments and make sure your problems are correct! 2) The teacher will grade group assignments, so use that for extra practice to prepare for exams!! 3) recommend doing self check exercises, because the more practice the better! 4) use the solutions on midterm/final to get the answer...meaning work backwards if you can with derivative/antiderivative.
Hours per week:
6-8 hours
Advice for students:
Work super hard! I only took one course for that semester and this was it!! This class is necessary for any engineering student.