Math 251

Instructor:  Prof. Daniel Lebowitz


Phone: 541-292-8758

Course Description

First course in the calculus sequence for science, mathematics, and engineering students. Topics include limits, differentiation, extrema, related rates, optimization problems, and other basic applications of differentiation.

No textbooks are required because the course is self-taught on, a collaborative platform with the best free, open textbooks, and personal help available when necessary.  The format includes the opportunity for unlimited practice with multiple versions of problems and occasional video supplementation.   If the student gets stuck, he simply presses the help button to email his work to the instructor, who responds as a personal tutor. 

Our AP certified math instructor also serves as an adjunct professor at several colleges, including Johns Hopkins University. is the platform he uses to teach online in all of these venues.  Students should contact the instructor during the first week of the term for a personal orientation to the platform.

  • Tuition:        $230 Premier           OR       Tuition:        $25 Basic
  • Mode:          Tutor/self-taught                 Mode:         Self-taught
  • Offered:       Fall                                       Offered:      Fall or Spring
  • Textbook:               Textbook:
  • Calculator:   TI-83 or TI-84                   Calculator:  TI-83 or TI-84