Welcome to the Calculus Resources On-line area of the
Mathematics Archives. This area contains information
and links to numerous Internet resources, which could be used for
teaching and learning of calculus.
If you would like to suggest adding information to this area, or
have comments or questions,
please contact Przemyslaw
Bogacki, the calculus moderator. Here is the contents of the
Calculus Resources On-line area:
Mathematics Archives software collection
shareware and freeware programs useful for teaching and learning of
calculus. In addition to the "calculus" directories in the
areas, interesting programs may be found elsewhere (e.g., in the directories
"Advanced Calculus", "Graphing Programs", etc.).
Various other areas of the Math Archives also include links and materials relevant
to calculus, e.g. Topics
in Mathematics. They can all be reached through the Math Archives main page.
alphabetized by institution's name (pilot sites are listed under the
original developer institution). Additionally, listings by
country and state and by
platform are available.
- Appalachian State University, Business
- A new Business Calculus course has been developed
with the focus on business problems which can be efficiently
resolved by the appropriate use of mathematics and
technology working hand-in-hand. Two texts have been developed: one uses
Derive and spreadsheets; the other uses the TI-85 or
about the project and the texts. Contact Dona Alejandro
Bob Richardson (RICHARDSONRL@APPSTATE.EDU).
- Carleton University
- This web
site, maintained by the Carleton
University Math & Stat
Department, features interactive tests for first-year calculus students.
Contact Angelo Mingarelli (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Cornell University
- The Math Department Instructional
Computing Lab maintains pages dedicated to multivariate
Contact Allen Back (email@example.com).
Also see the home page for Calculus with
Projects and Cooperative Learning at Cornell.
- Duke University
- The Connected Curriculum Project is a coordinated effort to create interactive learning environments for a wide range of mathematics and mathematically-based applications (also see Montana State University CCP pages.)
The Duke component of CCP is the successor to Project CALC.
Contact Lawrence Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or David Smith (email@example.com).
- Pilot Sites
- Bowdoin College
Mathematica labs produced for the Project CALC are available
at the FTP
site. Funded by NSF.
Contact William H. Barker (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Five Colleges, Calculus in Context
- The Web page,
maintained at the Smith College Department of Mathematics site,
contains information about the project.
Contact James Callahan (email@example.com).
- Florida Atlantic University
- An example of a calculus Electronic
Workbook, using the Scientific
WorkPlace software, can be viewed online at the Departmental web site.
- Georgia Institute of Technology
- Various resources, including Maple
worksheets, have been created for first-
and second-year calculus.
These pages are maintained on the School of Mathematics site.
- Harvard University, Calculus
- The Consortium (funded by NSF in 1989 and
1993) is developing
and disseminating an innovative core calculus curriculum intended to be
practical and attractive to a multitude of institutions. Information
about the project can be found at
the WWW site. Contact
Herman "Suds" Sudholz (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Heriot-Watt University,
- The Web server contains a description
of the CALM Project for Computer Aided Learning in
Mathematics, which built a computerized tutorial system to enhance the
teaching of calculus.
- Imperial College, London,
Mathematics Education Technology
Research at Imperial College (formerly: Transitional
- Self-study modules (Mathematica notebooks) preparing
students for college math courses. More information available
at the WWW site.
Contact Phillip Kent (email@example.com).
- Indiana University of Pennsylvania,
Interactive Learning in Calculus and Differential Equations with
- Mathematica notebooks have been developed to enable science students
to actively learn calculus and differential equations with
guided discovery and exploration. The notebooks and more information
about the project can be accessed at the WWW
site. Contact H. Edward Donley
- Ithaca College, Calculus: An Active Approach with
- The web site contains
information about the project and about the book that was written in
conjunction with it. Contact the Calculus Group (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Lake Forest College
- Sample Mathematica notebooks
(for Mac and Windows) from
"Animating Calculus: Mathematica
Notebooks for the Laboratory"
by E. Packel (email@example.com).
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, World Web Math
- Under this project, "hypertextbooks" in
various areas of mathematics are created. Sections on calculus and
vector calculus are
available. Contact Joy Jennifer Nicholson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Michigan Technological University, Calculus
- Information about the Calculus with Technology sequence, and Mathematica notebooks
used in those courses are available at this Web site.
- Montana State University, Connected Curriculum
- A World Wide Web-based curriculum development project using the Internet, the TI-CBL, computer algebra
systems, and Java to create a very active learning environment emphasizing the connections among
disciplines and between the university, the schools, and the workplace. More information
is available at the project's Web
site (also see Duke University CCP pages.)
. Contact Frank Wattenberg (email@example.com).
- North Carolina State University,
Full-Scale Calculus Revitalization and Evaluation Project
- An experience-based, application-driven, two-year calculus sequence is being
Calculus with Maple site is maintained by the Math
Department. This project is funded by NSF. Contact Joe A. Marlin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Oklahoma State University
- The reports contained on the OSU Calculus Reform
Page summarize research performed at OSU comparing calculus courses taught
using various (reformed and traditional) texts. Also, interesting
information, materials and links to other sites can be found on the
Education Center home page.
- Old Dominion University,
Computer-based Calculus Project
- A collection of computer laboratories and
class activities developed for the freshman calculus
sequence. Uses Mathcad and Maple V for Windows.
Information and materials available at the
WWW site include a preliminary edition of
in Adobe PDF format.
Also available: examples of calculus
animations (with over 60 animations) as well as interactive
tutorials and tests.
Contact Przemyslaw Bogacki (email@example.com).
- Oregon State University, Calculus Quest
- Web-based calculus courses,
available at Oregon
State University. Contact William A. Bogley (
firstname.lastname@example.org) or Robby Robson (email@example.com).
- Penn State University, Technology Classroom
- A sample of graphical calculus demonstrations designed by
Douglas N. Arnold
- Purdue University, Calculus, Concepts,
Computers and Cooperative Learning
- In this funded by NSF project,
students are learning the geometric aspects of calculus using
computer graphics and are learning the mathematical concepts via
a mathematical programming language. Some information about the project
can be found on its WWW site.
A related project
Assessment and Evaluation in Terms of Dissemination Goals was
by NSF. Contact David.M.Mathews (David.M.Mathews@cmich.edu).
- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Project Links
- A cooperative effort between mathematicians,
engineers and scientists to develop educational materials
that link mathematical topics with applications in engineering
and science. The primary product of this effort is a set of
interactive, web-based learning modules. See the web pages
maintained on the Department of Mathematical Sciences site.
- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
- The Development Site for Complex,
Technology-Based Problems in Calculus project, funded by NSF,
involves development and dissemination of calculus problems based on applications
in science and engineering. The problems can be accessed at the
site. Various formats, including Mathematica
notebooks, are supported.
Contact Brian J. Winkel (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Saint Louis University
- The Web site of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science,
Saint Louis University, contains
Maple worksheets developed for
Contact Mike May (email@example.com).
- Stanford University
- Information about calculus
courses can be found on the Mathematics
- State University of New York at Stony Brook
- Sample materials from the four terms of Calculus are available on the
at the Mathematics Department,
SUNY at Stony Brook. Contact Tony Philips
- University of California at Berkeley
- Matlab- and Java-based labs created for use in teaching undergraduate calculus
are available in the Calculus Lab area maintained
the Math Dept.
- University of Cincinnati,
- Automatically generated and computer-graded exercises administered
through the Web site.
Includes calculus and differential equations exercises.
Contact Wlodzimierz Bryc (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- University of Delaware
- Various course-related information, and online Maple tutorial are available in
material area of the Mathematical
Sciences Department web site. Contact Peter Monk (email@example.com).
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
Calculus & Mathematica
This WWW site
contains information about the Calculus&Mathematica project. Lessons
(in Mathematica notebook format) can be downloaded for the Macintosh, Windows, NeXT
or X Windows environments.
Contact Jerry Uhl (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Pilot Site
- University of
- University of Leeds, Transmath
- Transmath is a computer-based mathematics tutor designed to strengthen and consolidate the
basic mathematical knowledge of students commencing numerate degree courses.
The software runs under Windows and is hypertext based. While some exercises
rely on the Mathematica kernel, Transmath can also be used
effectively without linking to the Mathematica kernel.
For more information, contact Simon Maunder (email@example.com).
- University of Massachusetts Dartmouth,
- SimCalc: Simulations for Calculus Learning is a project to build
and test a series of software simulations and curriculum materials designed to support
learning of the underlying ideas of calculus by mainstream students in grades 3-12.
- University of Michigan,
- The Michigan Calculus Program Web
site contains information about the program, and various related materials
(including the student guide, a summary of evaluation of the program,
and info on the gateway tests).
- University of Pittsburgh
- The CalcWEB WWW site contains
information and materials related to the computer based calculus and precalculus
courses taught there. Contact: Juan Manfredi (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- University of Southern Maine, Java
- The Java Powered Calculus Project is an effort to exploit the resources of the
World Wide Web and especially the programming language Java to actively
engage students in learning calculus. Use a browser
supporting Java, to access the project's
Web site. Contact
Bob Flagg (email@example.com).
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville,
- A collection of modules
which can be used in the study or teaching of calculus. Includes interactive modules
- University of Toronto - Scarborough
- The home
page for the first year calculus course, contains lecture notes, assignments,
solutions, tests and exams as well as programs
for graphing calculators and links to other pertinent
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to access some of the items.) Contact R.-O. Buchweitz
- University of Washington, Minority Science and
- The MSEP resource
library site contains information about the program, as well as materials,
in LaTEX and PostScript formats, used during the MSEP workshop. Contact:
Dave Prince (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Vanderbilt University, The MathServ Project
- This Web site allows the
user to interactively perform various operations, e.g., graph functions, determine antiderivatives,
etc. Users provide input through HTML forms and the resulting output is generated by
Mathematica running on the server.
The site is operated by the Department of Mathematics
of Vanderbilt University.
Contact Philip Crooke (email@example.com).
Go to the top of the Calculus Resources On-Line page or
to the main Mathematics
Calculus Reform Discussion List
discussion list devoted to the reform of curriculum and pedagogy for calculus
and elementary linear algebra, including differential equations.
The CALC-REFORM archive are maintained by the Math Forum
International Conference on Technology in Collegiate
- The ICTCM conference, sponsored
has established Electronic
Proceedings which include the contributed papers as well as abstracts
of the poster presentations. Several papers deal with
calculus topics. All the abstracts are fully searchable, therefore,
calculus-related items can be found by using an appropriate search keyword.
- Articles and other items maintained on individuals' home pages
While these sites are related to (and frequently, maintained by) commercial
entities, many of them carry items that can be downloaded free of charge
- Web site contains information,
documents and programs related to
MathCad (check out the free Mathcad Explorer software.)
The site maintains a collection of educational files in Mathcad
format, some of which are related to calculus.
- The REDUCE Computer Algebra System
- Web site offers
a variety of items of interest to a REDUCE package user (including
an on-line help). Several REDUCE add-on packages are available for
download, including some related to calculus.
- Soft Warehouse - acquired by Texas Instruments
- Web site maintains information
and links related to the DERIVE
- Waterloo Maple Software
- WWW site
contains a variety of information, materials and links useful to users
of Maple software.
- The calculus@internet
is a laboratory curriculum
web-based text for first and second year university and college mathematics
students. Features include automated answer-checking server-side scripts which grade
student work completed in a CAS, and animations.
This project is a part of the Calculus
Internet Resource Library, a
metatext of static, dynamic, and interactive resources delivered
via the World Wide Web.
- Wolfram Research
WWW server contains numerous
The INTEGRATOR, powered by
Mathematica, allows you to use your browser to specify the integrand,
and view the resulting antiderivative.
Shareware and Freeware
More shareware and freeware.
Web-based mathematics software
- LiveMath - a plug-in for Netscape/Internet Explorer
allows the authors to
create interactive live mathematics that may be
remanipulated by the reader.
- QuickMath - an automated service for solving various
math problems (e.g., differentiate, integrate, graph functions).
- The WWW site contains various
materials and information related to calculus.
- Houghton Mifflin
Internet Calculus site features
editable graphs, animations, and interactive explotations for Maple, Mathcad,
Mathematica and Derive.
- International Press
- The publisher's web site features
the Calculus book
by L. Anshel and D. Goldfeld, with a number of links to web calculus resources.
- The Wiley WWW site
includes information on the calculus textbooks.
- Oklahoma State University
- has a Mathematics
Education Projects Page at its Mathematics Education
Center WWW site.
- Math Forum
- has been acquired by Drexel University. The forum is
intended to be an online community of teachers, students, researchers, parents, educators, and citizens at all levels who have an interest in math and math education. Includes
a large calculus area.
featuring classroom materials, software, projects, and public discussions.
- Open Directory Project
a calculus page.
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