With triple majors in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Classics, Professor Raffi Hovasapian returns to teach his favorite subject, AP Chemistry. His discussions on the topics are very detailed to insure students understand what is happening at the atomic level. Topics include everything on the AP Chemistry exam including Stoichiometry, Gases, Equilibrium, Acids & Bases, Thermodynamics, and Electrochemistry.
This course is essential for college students taking Linear Algebra who want to learn both theory and application. Each lesson in the course begins with essential ideas & proofs before concluding with many worked-out examples. Theorems are stated and used but not proved to keep the emphasis on problem solving and gaining an intuitive feeling for the concepts.
This online course is perfect for high school students and college students looking to have a solid foundation in Pre-Algebra, which is indispensable for setting up a proper mathematical background to succeed in more advanced math and science courses.
In his Reading Comprehension course, Joel Gonzaga helps you ace the standardized tests as well as gain a lifelong appreciation for reading. Joel's style reflects his years of experience teaching both native English speakers and ESL students. Joel also makes his course as entertaining as possible with topics covering Nikola Tesla to zombies, all the while dispensing useful tips and tricks. Everything is covered from root words, themes, and plays, to skimming and standardized testing. Lessons come with assignments to help students solidify the latest lessons, as well as downloadable compositions.
Rebekah Hendershot makes learning English Grammar fun for both the native speaker improving their writing or for English learners working on the basics. Rebekah begins with explanations of grammar concepts, then dives into detail with examples from pop culture and classic literature, before ending lessons with hands-on examples in useful contexts. Rebekah utilizes her Master's of Professional Writing from the University of Southern California as well as her experience teaching and editing under her own company from 2006. Her course covers everything from the parts of speech, tenses, troublesome verbs, parallelism, and idioms.
Professor Raffi Hovasapian helps students develop their Multivariable Calculus intuition with in-depth explanations of concepts before reinforcing an understanding of the material through varied examples. This course is appropriate for those who have completed single-variable calculus. Topics covered include everything from Vectors to Partial Derivatives, Lagrange Multipliers, Line Integrals, Triple Integrals, and Stokes' Theorem. Professor Hovasapian has degrees in Mathematics, Chemistry, and Classics and over 10 years of teaching experience.
Dr. Laurie Starkey brings in her love of organic chemistry and helps students learn through visual models and real world examples. Focusing on Chemical Structures, she covers topics from Alkanes to Aldehydes and Amines. This course is crucial for students who wish to excel in Organic Chemistry in order to satisfy their degree or pre-medical requirements. Lessons go in depth and are followed with numerous examples similar to those found on organic chemistry exams and qualifying tests.
Balancing an entire sheet of chemistry equations, memorizing the Periodic Table, and answering tough vocabulary questions is much easier when you have a strong foundation in General Chemistry. Whether you are taking your first college chemistry course or still in high school, knowledge of chemical processes provides insights into a variety of biological and physical phenomena. These phenomena and more are explored in Professor Franklin Ow’s General Chemistry course. In each of his lessons, Professor Ow explains concepts in easy to understand language and follows with plenty of examples you will likely see on homework and exams.
Chemistry explains the world around us. Everything we can see, and many things that we cannot, are made up of chemical elements and molecules. No one knows the ways in which chemistry shapes our world better than Dr. Harold Goldwhite. His experience on the History Channel coupled with over 45+ years teaching transform his lectures into an informative and fascinating journey. Dr. Goldwhite’s comprehensive syllabus is perfect for standard and accelerated one year chemistry courses. He covers everything from Atomic Theory, Chemical Reactions, Bonds, Kinetics, Acids and Bases, and Thermodynamics to Electrochemistry and Radioactivity. Dr. Goldwhite received his Ph.D and B.A. from the University of Cambridge.
Biochemistry, the chemistry of biological molecules, explains the complex processes that sustain all living organisms. This college-level course taught by Professor Raffi Hovasapian is perfect for Pre-Medical students as well as Biology and Chemistry majors. Each lesson contains fundamental definitions, numerous worked-out examples, and many step-by-step explanations of complex processes. Professor Hovasapian carefully goes through how Proteins, Carbohydrates, Nucleic Acids and other biomolecules make life on Earth possible. Combining his triple degrees in Mathematics, Chemistry, and Classics, along with 10+ years of teaching experience, Professor Hovasapian expertly helps students understand difficult biochemical concepts. Raffi also teaches AP Chemistry, Multivariable Calculus, and Linear Algebra on Educator.