(Last modified: Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 3:10 PM )

RA | refers to daily Reading assignments | ||||||||||||

WW | refers to weekly WeBWorK assignments | ||||||||||||

PS | refers to weekly handwritten problem sets | ||||||||||||

This syllabus is tentative | |||||||||||||

Monday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | ||||||||||

8/30 | 9/1 | Welcome to Calculus I | 9/2 | WeBWork Orientation | 9/3 | Quick review of Sections 0.1 | |||||||

Course Policies & Syllabus | 0.2: Graphing Calculators and | through 0.5 | |||||||||||

Computer Algebra Systems | |||||||||||||

RA due at 8am | |||||||||||||

9/6 | Labor Day | 9/8 | 0.6: Transformations of Fns | 9/9 | Lab: Reviewing | 9/10 | 1.1: Preview of Calculus | ||||||

RA due at 8am | Preliminaries | RA due at 8am | |||||||||||

TUESDAY: WW orientation "due" @ 5pm | |||||||||||||

Assessments (1st try) due at 8am | |||||||||||||

WW 1 due at 5pm | |||||||||||||

Questions: PS 1 | PS 1 (individual) due at 1pm | ||||||||||||

9/13 | 1.2: The Concept of Limits | 9/15 | 1.3: Computation of Limits | 9/16 | Lab: Limits, Continuity | 9/17 | 1.4: Continuity and its | ||||||

RA due at 8am | RA due at 8am | Consequences | |||||||||||

WW 2 due at 5pm | Deadline to pass Assessments | ||||||||||||

Questions: PS 2 | PS 2 (group) due at 1pm | RA due at 8am | |||||||||||

9/20 | 1.5: Limits Involving Infinity | 9/22 | 2.1: Tangent Lines and | 9/23 | Lab: Approximating Tangent | 9/24 | 2.2: The Derivative | ||||||

RA due at 8am | Velocity | Lines and Inst. Velocity | |||||||||||

RA due at 8am | RA due at 8am | ||||||||||||

WW 3 due at 5pm | |||||||||||||

Questions: PS 3 | PS 3 (individual) due at 1pm | ||||||||||||

9/27 | 2.3: The Power Rule | 9/29 | 2.4: The Product & | 9/30 | Project 1 | 10/1 | Project 1 | ||||||

RA due at 8am | Quotient Rules | ||||||||||||

RA due at 8am | |||||||||||||

WW 4 due at 5pm | |||||||||||||

Questions: PS 4 | PS 4 (group) due at 1pm | ||||||||||||

10/4 | 2.5: The Chain Rule | 10/6 | Q &A for Exam 1 | 10/7 | Exam 1 | 10/8 | Practice Differentiating | ||||||

RA due at 8am | WW 5 due at 5pm | (Covers Thru Section | and Antidifferentiating | ||||||||||

PS 5 should be done! | 2.4) | RA due at 8am | |||||||||||

10/11 | October Break | 10/13 | 2.6: Derivatives of Trig Fns | 10/14 | 2.7: Derivs of Exponential | 10/15 | Practice Differentiating | ||||||

RA due at 8am | and Logarithmic Fns | and Antidifferentiating | |||||||||||

WW 6 due at 5pm | RA due at 8am | ||||||||||||

Questions: PS 6 | PS 6 (individual) due at 11:30am | ||||||||||||

10/18 | 2.9: The Mean Value Theorem | 10/20 | 3.1: Linear Approximations | 10/21 | Lab: Maximum and Minimum | 10/22 | 3.3: Maximum and Minimum Values | ||||||

RA due at 8am | Differentiation Exam | Values | RA due at 8am | ||||||||||

RA due at 8am | |||||||||||||

WW 7 due at 5pm | |||||||||||||

Project 1 due | Questions: PS 7 | PS 7 (group) due at 1pm | |||||||||||

10/25 | 3.4: Increasing and | 10/27 | 3.5: Concavity and the 2nd | 10/28 | Lab: finding significant | 10/29 | 3.6:Overview of Curve- | ||||||

Decreasing Functions | Derivative Test | features of a graph exactly | Sketching | ||||||||||

RA due at 8am | RA due at 8am | RA due at 8am | |||||||||||

WW 8 due at 5pm | |||||||||||||

Questions: PS 8 | PS 8 (individual) due at 1pm | ||||||||||||

11/1 | 3.7: Optimization | 11/3 | Q & A for Exam 2 | 11/4 | Exam 2 | 11/5 | 3.7: Optimization | ||||||

RA due at 8am | WW 9 due at 5pm | (Covers thru Section | RA due at 8am | ||||||||||

Diff Deadline - 100% | PS 9 should be done! | 3.6) | |||||||||||

11/8 | Taylor Polynomials | 11/10 | Taylor Polynomials | 11/11 | Project 2 | 11/12 | Project 2 | ||||||

(Handout) | (Handout) | ||||||||||||

RA due at 8am | RA due at 8am | ||||||||||||

WW 10 due at 5pm | |||||||||||||

Diff Deadline - 90% | Questions: PS 10 | PS 10 (group) due at 1pm | |||||||||||

11/15 | 4.2: Sums and Sigma | 11/17 | 4.3: Area | 11/18 | Lab: Area and | 11/19 | 4.4: The Definite Integral | ||||||

Notation | RA due at 8am | the Definite Integral | RA due at 8am | ||||||||||

WW 11 due at 5pm | |||||||||||||

RA due at 8am | Questions: PS 11 | PS 11 (individual) due at 1pm | |||||||||||

11/22 | 4.4: The Definite Integral | 11/24 | 11/25 | 11/26 | |||||||||

RA due at 8am | Thanksgiving Break | ||||||||||||

Project 2 due | |||||||||||||

11/29 | 4.5: The Fundamental | 12/1 | Q & A for Exam 3 | 12/2 | Exam 3 | 12/3 | 4.5: The Fundamental | ||||||

Theorem of Calculus | WW 12 due at 5pm | (Covers thru 4.4) | Theorem of Calculus | ||||||||||

RA due at 8am | RA due at 8am | ||||||||||||

Diff Deadline - 75% | PS 12 should be done! | ||||||||||||

12/6 | 4.1: Antiderivatives | 12/8 | 4.6: Integration by Substitution | 12/9 | Lab: Integration | 12/10 | The Big Picture | ||||||

RA due at 8am | RA due at 8am | Questions: PS 13 | RA due at 8am | ||||||||||

WW 13 due at 5pm | Diff Deadline - 50% | ||||||||||||

PS 13 should be done! | |||||||||||||

The final will be Friday, December 12/17, from 9am-12pm | |||||||||||||

**Janice Sklensky**

**Wheaton College**

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Science Center, Room 101A

Norton, Massachusetts 02766-0930

TEL (508) 286-3973

FAX (508) 285-8278

jsklensk@wheatonma.edu