Jul 03, 2018
Very well structured for a refresher course. Thank you Professor Ghrist for your effort in putting this course together. A little additional outside research was required but well worth the effort.
Aug 18, 2020
Very good and challenging material! This motivated me to do better in my Calculus Courses. Would definitely have more of these courses soon, as this is suited for higher mathematics in college.
von Gabriela F•
Sep 12, 2020
Before all, sorry about my english. I really enjoyed this course, and of course, I will get (if its possible) the following ones. I have a few difficuluts in some items. For example, I don not write using latex code, I think i will repass it. And, I can not read all the references in the forums. The most interesting was Penn Calc Wiki. I read some useful hings, but I can not read any example.
I only use the forums for reading other questions and answers, I was afraid of asking, but I think they are very useful.
Thans again for the oportunity
von Wahl S•
Sep 11, 2017
Overall statement: It is a very good course ! The videos are very nice, and Professor Ghrist gives a "cool" touch to this subject. But some exam questions do not refer to material treated in the video and some explainations are too fast. Several times on the discussion forum, it is referred to the Penn Calc Wiki, whis is not in the references so a bit hard to follow ! But I definitely learned much, so i am very grateful for this, Thanks Professor Ghrist, Thanks Penn, Thanks Coursera :)
von SIngular S•
Dec 17, 2019
I think it's a pre-calculus class, cause all the topic this class teaching are involved in calculus but not very deep, it's a broad content about calculus, I feel like I have learnt something but don't exactly know what degree is truly understand these knowledge and how these are connected together.Guessing it is a fresher's must-be stage,And really appreciate teacher for your clearly explanation and fabulous problems.
von Stephanie P•
Apr 27, 2020
The course was really and challenging. This class goes deeper into the Taylor Series than most Calc II classes and I have a much better understanding of the material. The only thing I would like to see is some of the problems, especially the challenge problems worked out,. Maybe supplied at the end of the course? The last section on Big O gave me some trouble and I would have loved more detailed explanations.
Jan 06, 2018
The lecture provides a different view on calculus compared to the similar lecture during my university and this lecture is much better absolutely. I can still remember the suffering when i took my calculus course even though that was 5 years ago! I've got some confidence back in math and thanks for this lecture.
von Igor T•
Jul 16, 2017
1) For me, the pace was a bit too fast. Gladly, there is an option to postpone the deadlines.
2) Graphical representations helped a lot in understanding the topics.
3) As for the challenge homework, I didn't feel like there was enough material in the lectures to do those tasks.
von Dmitry P•
Oct 07, 2018
That's is really hard course. I think lecturer gives not enough information for doing homework. For example: big-O notation confuse me and I learn a lot of materials from another universities from web. Single web page for help that recommented in course is broken.
von Fu-Cheng C•
Aug 29, 2020
The course is fun and provides a different but enlightening perspective on calculus. The only negative aspect of the course would be that certain course mentors were not that friendly and may even be condescending. This discouraged me from asking questions.
von Todor B•
Jun 19, 2016
The class is OK but keep in mind that your algebra should be refreshed before starting it. I did not refresh my pre calculus knowledge and I had hard time solving some if the task just because some straightforward simplification were long gone form my mind.
von Javier V L d M•
Nov 04, 2017
El curso fue muy interesante, la metodología fue clara y las explicaciones por parte del profesor fueron muy organizadas y coherentes. Pienso que en la función O grande hizo falta profunidzar y ejemplificar un poco más. Felicitaciones
Apr 24, 2016
Very nice classes and concept. The presentation was excellent. But the lectures are too short and to the point only and dosnt elaborated with variety of examples. The demonstrations with graph and Multimedia is excellent.
von Vashurin R•
Apr 25, 2016
Course is really cool, but oriented mostly on practical exercises and providing definitions. It would be much better if it had more formal proofs. Otherwise excellent course with a lot of challenging problems to solve.
von Camilo D O H•
Jul 26, 2020
It is a really good course, with a lot of definitions used at undergraduate level and well explained. Nevertheless, I could not understand too much about Big O. Probably, more examples would be useful to clarify it.
von Nisarg K•
Feb 23, 2016
Would have preferred accompanying solutions. Just getting the answer ain't enough. Making sure my approach is correct is essential as well considering the course touches upon the absolute basics.
von yusuf f•
Sep 20, 2020
There were certain advanced concepts that could have had a better and clearer explanation such as the “big O”. But on the whole it was a very good course and very much recommendable.
von Weinan H•
Jul 14, 2017
The course is intriguing. More practice questions and explanations will be good. And it will be beneficial if it can provide extra background knowledge (or link) for further study.
von Aditya T•
Aug 14, 2020
Very insightful. However, I believe (although I may be wrong) that certain methods and techniques required to solve the homework problems weren't explained in the course material.
von Francisco A•
Jun 07, 2020
I quite enjoyed the course, although I found it unnecessarily tough sometimes. I believe extra solved examples for convergence, geometric and binomial series could help a lot!
von Mount N•
Sep 04, 2016
思路上讲主线一直围绕泰勒级数展开，也总是以泰勒级数为思考角度（包括后面part 2也是如此），个人并不是十分适应这种纯数学的方式，更喜欢感官上、性质上来把握，所以……仁者见仁智者见智吧 ^_^
von Krishna P R•
Jun 20, 2018
I have taken a calculus course at university which dealt with the epsilon-delta definition of things. Enjoyed the different approach as well, keep up the good work!
von Benjamin C•
Mar 19, 2018
Challenging, because begins with the infinite series, which are not a simple concept. Once complete, a much higher level of mathematical understanding is achieved.
von Harshini s•
Jun 29, 2020
The order of growth lecture is extremely unclear and lacks sufficient information. Tt can be made more elaborate and a couple more examples would really help.
von Anna G•
Aug 07, 2017
A good course but quire difficult and definitely requires a strong calculus foundation. The weird rhythm of the professor speaking is somewhat distracting.
von Alex O•
May 11, 2020
High quality and entertaining videos. Correcting some organizational mistakes (like current links to textbook) would make this a five star class.
von HAIBO W•
Aug 17, 2020
The course explains the knowledge quite clearly, but it is not really easy. The Quizzes can have some more tips as that would help me think.