# Math-211 - Calculus I - Julio Herrera

Course: Calculus I Julio Herrera julio.herrera@canyons.edu Online 16 Week

## Introduction

Hi, my name is Julio Herrera and I will be teaching this section of Calculus I. Calculus is one of the coolest subjects in mathematics because the subject lends itself to showing students how mathematics is truly used in a variety of fields. In this class you will develop an intuition of how Calculus is used across multiple fiends such as economics, biology, engineering, social sciences, physics, and the like.

## Course Description

In this course you will learn to recognize, analyze, and solve problems using elementary derivatives and integrals. We will cover chapters 1-6 of Stewart's Calculus 8th edition textbook.

## What to Expect in this Course

You can expect to do about two to four textbook sections a week. Homework will be collected promptly at the end of the week. You will also be given a quiz at the end of every week. All of your homework, quizzes, and exams will be administered online through Cengage Webassign. You will need a computer, internet connection, webcam, and microphone. You will need the previous tools to watch the online lecture videos for each section covered in the class. You will also need these tools to communicate with me during office hours.

## Types of Assessments

Your assessment will be based on your performance across the homework, quizzes, exams, and a final cumulative exam. All of your homework, quizzes, and exams will be administered online through Cengage Webassign.

1.Chapter Exams: 60%

2.Final Exam: 25%

3.Homework: 10%

4.Quizzes: 5%

I use the regular grading scale of 90-100% A, 80-89% B, 70-79% C, 60-69% D, 0-59% F.

Exams:

Exam 1 (Ch. 1.4 - 2.2): Saturday, Sep 11, 2021

Exam 2 (Ch. 2.3 - 2.9): Saturday, Oct 2, 2021

Exam 3 (Ch. 3.1 - 3.9): Saturday, Oct 23, 2021

Exam 4 (Ch. 4.1 - 5.1): Saturday, Nov 6, 2021

Exam 5 (Ch. 5.2 - 6.4): Saturday, Dec 4, 2021

Final Exam: Thursday, Dec 9, 2021

Drop Refund: 09/05/21

Drop w/o "W": 09/05/21

Drop w/ a "W": 11/13/21

## Textbook Information

Math 211 Textbook:Calculus; by Stewart; 8th ed. ISBN: 978-1-285-74062-1

You will also be required to use Cengage Webassign.

## Other Relevant Course Information

### Canvas

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.

### 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 tutoring resource to COC students including:

• Face-to-face & ONLINE tutoring
• Testing Center: offers test proctoring services for courses that have required proctored exams
• Study Jam Review Sessions
• Computers with over 300 software programs For more information visit the TLC Website.

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 Accommodation 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 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.

### 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:

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!

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

Often the pressure on our students is very strong, involving academic commitments, relationships, outside jobs and family pressure to name a few. The staff and faculty of College of the Canyons are here to see you succeed academically and care about your emotional and physical health. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including counseling and mental health services available on campus by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center in the Student Services Building (across from the bookstore). The phone number is 661-362-3259 that you can call 24/7. You can also e mail for an appointment at StudentHealthCenter@canyons.edu. At the Canyon Country Campus the Health Center will be in the new Student Services Building.

Also, the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline number is now 988. All students at COC are encouraged to enter that phone number in their cells. You can call it when you, or someone you know, is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress.

You can also now use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. Someone will get back to you immediately. Its free, 24/7, and confidential.

### Veterans Resource Center

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### 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: 08/24/2021 Sub#: 541