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Math 21162593 - Calculus-1 - Ruzanna Baytaryan

Course:Calculus-1
Professor:Ruzanna Baytaryan
Email:ruzanna.baytaryan@canyons.edu
Format:
  • OnlineLive
Course Length:
  • 8 Week

Introduction

Welcome to Math 211: Calculus-1. The purpose of this letter is to provide you an overview of the course.

This class will be conducted via Canvas/Zoom during the scheduled times. We will have lectures, discussions, and class-works during these mandatory synchronous meetings. You must attend the first class meeting otherwise, you will be dropped unless I receive a notification in advance with a valid reason.

No lecture recording will be available. However, the lecture handouts, class notes, and solutions to the assignments will be posted on Canvas. In addition, you can watch videos related to each topic in WebAssign. If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact me through emails. Your emails will be answered within 24 hours excluding the weekends and holidays. There will be no office hours during this summer session. 

 

 

Course Description

Course Description 

Introduces limits, derivatives, and integrals, as well as applications including rate of change, maximaminima, curve sketching, and area problems.
 

 Course Objectives

 

  1. Compute the limit of a function at a real number.

 

  1. Determine if a function is continuous at a real number.

 

  1. Find the derivative of a function as a limit.

 

  1. Find the equation of a tangent line to a function.

 

  1. Compute derivatives using differentiation formulas.

 

  1. Use differentiation to solve applications such as related rates problems and optimization problems.

 

  1. Use implicit differentiation.

 

  1. Graph functions using methods of calculus.

 

 Student Learning Outcomes:

By the completion of the course, a student should be able to

Recognize, analyze, and solve problems using elementary derivatives and integrals.
 

What to Expect in this Course

WebAssign

You are required to purchase the WebAssign student access code. WebAssign includes the course eBook and online homework. There are a few options available to purchase the access code. You can purchase it at the COC Bookstore or you can purchase it from Cengage website (www.Cengage.com) on the first day of the semester when you login to Canvas. Through Canvas, you will be able to access the online quizzes and other instructional tools.

Canvas/How to login

The course can be accessed via Canvas at cv.canyons.edu on the first day of the course. Follow the login instructions at the bottom of the screen to log in. Here, you can also access Canvas user guides with helpful tips for navigating and using Canvas. For any Canvas related issues please call the Canvas Student Support line at (661) 362-3344 during college business hours, or (877) 889-9052 for 24/7 support.

Supplies

Calculator: TI-83 or TI-83 PLUS;

A computer (laptop or desktop computer with a webcam, a microphone, and speakers), a scanner, and a printer;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

A reliable connection to the internet to join confer-zoom lectures and discussions;

                                                                

Types of Assessments

In this class, you will have a homework assignment on each section, numerous class-work assignments, three-chapter tests, and a comprehensive final exam. Your homework assignments will be done and submitted through WebAssign. Class-works, chapter tests, and the final exam will be taken during the scheduled class-time and your work will be submitted through Canvas. During the exams, you will be asked to have your webcams on and pointed directly to the area where you are taking your exam. You will be asked to take an oral assessment if there is no webcam provided.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

Calculus by James Stewart (8th edition). Type: Digital Platform. ISBN: 9781337771399 (single term); 9781337771436 (multi-term). URL by Publisher: https://www.webassign.net/features/textbooks/scalc8/details.html URL by Author: https://www.stewartcalculus.com/Calculus by James Stewart (8th ed.)

Other Relevant Course Information

I will send an email to the class one week prior to the start date with additional information.


Additional Resources

Canvas

This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: username@my.canyons.edu)
  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

The TLC provides FREE online tutoring resources to COC students!

Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

College of the Canyons AAC provides educational services and access for eligible students with documented disabilities who intend to pursue coursework at COC. A variety of programs and services are available which afford eligible students with disabilities the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of the college programs and activities through appropriate and reasonable accommodations. For more information on their services visit the Academic Accomodation Center website.

Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

College of the Canyons cares about your emotional and physical health. Learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including free counseling and mental health services available during this time by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center website or by calling them at: 661-362-3259.

The National Suicide Lifeline number is 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK). Please call it if you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress - it could save someone's life.

You can also use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. It's free, available 24/7, and confidential.

Veterans Resource Center

The College of the Canyons Veterans Resource Center is a department within the Student Services Division at the college, created to help veterans and veteran dependents with applying to College of the Canyons, enrolling in classes, and requesting VA Education or Vocational Benefits. For more information please visit the Veterans Resource Center website, email veterans@canyons.edu or phone (661) 362-3469.

Library

The Library provides live online and in-person research help, access to a full range of e-resources and physical materials that support the curriculum, individual and group study areas, and much more!

Last updated: 05/28/2022 Sub#: 1376