# Category Archives: calculus

## More on Active Calculus in Runestone

As noted in an earlier post, at Mathfest in Tampa, Chrissy Safranski and I led a minicourse on teaching Active Calculus and using Runestone. We had a great time doing that and here I want to share a few updates … Continue reading

## Active Calculus – Multivariable

In case you hadn’t heard already, Steve Schlicker is retiring soon (Congrats!) and we have taken over managing and editing Active Calculus – Multivariable (ACM). A few years ago, we started writing material for a chapter on vector calculus topics which … Continue reading

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## Two free, open calculus texts for specialized audiences

If you are teaching a class titled something like “Business Calculus” or “Calculus for the Biological Sciences” anytime soon, this post is for you. Mike May and Anneke Bart of Saint Louis University have an excellent text for business calculus, … Continue reading

## Getting ready for Mathfest

At Mathfest, Chrissy Safranski and I will be leading a minicourse titled “Teaching Active Calculus using Runestone” that will introduce participants to the Runestone platform. Runestone is a Learning Engineering Analytics Platform that allows students to log in to their … Continue reading

## reminder: Active Calculus YouTube playlists

My GVSU colleagues have developed extensive video content to support all 8 chapters of Active Calculus. Each screencast is enumerated with the section number that aligns with the text. At GV, our Calculus 1 is MTH 201, which corresponds to … Continue reading

## Active Calculus and Edfinity: an alternative to WeBWorK

Many instructors use online homework systems with their students. This approach provides accountability for students, immediate feedback and multiple attempts on their work, and simple grading for instructors. While I’m always glad to share WeBWorK .def files with users who … Continue reading