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Active Calculus 2.0

Author: Matt Boelkins, David Austin, Steve Schlicker
Subject: Mathematics
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: Grand Valley State University
ISBN: 9781974206841
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Active Calculus is different from most existing calculus texts in at least the following ways: the text is freely readable online in HTML format and is also available for in PDF; in the electronic format/ graphics are in full color and there are live links to java applets; version 2.0 now contains WeBWorK exercises in each chapter/ which are fully interactive in the HTML format and included in print in the PDF; the text is open source/ and interested users can gain access to the original source files on GitHub; the style of the text requires students to be active learners — there are very few worked examples in the text/ with there instead being 3-4 activities per section that engage students in connecting ideas/ solving problems/ and developing understanding of key calculus concepts; each section begins with motivating questions/ a brief introduction/ and a preview activity/ all of which are designed to be read and completed prior to class; following the WeBWorK exercises in each section/ there are several challenging problems that require students to connect key ideas and write to communicate their understanding.

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