MATH140: Calculus I
Section: E59     (eLearning)

About This Course


Semester and YearSpring 2014 / (15 weeks): Jan 22, 2014 to May 19, 2014
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)

Instructor(s)

Lisa Martin   Email: Lisa.Martin@bucks.edu
Phone: 215-968-8317
Fax: 215-968-8294
Campus Location: Founder125

Course Credits

4 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of 6 - 9 hours per week for your coursework. While online learning courses provide flexibility in time, geography, and travel, the work required for successful completion is identical to that for the face-to-face course.   Your instructor may specify additional time requirements in the "Other information" field below or during your orientation.

Delivery Mode

eLearning:
Web-based course

Official College Course Description

The complete college course description can be viewed at:

Student Characteristics

Open to self-motivated, self-disciplined students who can handle college-level work and study independently.

Instructor Provided Course Format

A sample Course Format is typically available in WebAdvisor's "Search for Sections" results. Course Formats explain how the instructor will conduct the class and may include: course policies, grading guidelines, assignment due dates, etc.

Student Requirements

This course has the following requirements for students:
  • Read the important instructor supplied information located at the end of this document

Getting Started With This Course


Orientation(s)

Orientation for this course is REQUIRED.
Failure to participate in a REQUIRED orientation, as specified below, may jeopardize your grade.

Online

Your instructor will hold the orientation online using self-paced tools, email and/or discussions. (A self-paced orientation does NOT mean the entire course is self-paced.) You should plan to access your online course no later than the first day of the session. Failure to do so may jeopardize your grade.


Other Orientation Information
There is no face to face Orientation for this course. Check your Bucks email for how to enroll in MyLab & Mastering. This information will be there prior to the start of the Spring Semester. If you'd like it sooner then send me an email.

Accessing Your Course

MyLab / Mastering

Your course is using MyLab / Mastering by Pearson, which requires the purchase of an access code. This code is usually packaged with a new textbook, but may also be purchased separately from the MyLab / Mastering website if it is not included with your book.

Information about MyLab / Mastering can be found at http://pearsonmylabandmastering.com. Please check the Systems Requirements page to verify your computer compatibility.

Your instructor will provide an additional course code you will need to access your specific course.


Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials

While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the ISBN number available through the course's academic department where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore and our online bookstore, guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.

Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic department directly.

Click this link to see the book list for your course.


Other Information about the Course

This is the first course in the Calculus sequence and requires a grade of C or better in Math 125 or Math 122 with permission of the department. Calculus I is the study of limits, rates of change of a function, derivative of algebraic and trigonometric functions, applications of derivatives, integration and applications of the definite integral.

There will be 9 online quizzes (45% of the grade), online homeworks along (5% of the grade) and both a proctored midterm and a 2 hour cumulative final (each 25% of the grade) at one of the College's testing sites.

This course is designed for the mature math student, who is willing to put in many hours learning the material. A graphing calculator (TI-83 or TI-84 plus) is required. The MyLab & Mastering access code comes with the purchase of a new book, however you will need to purchase an access code separately if you purchase a used book. This course also uses the online program called Web Assign.