Bridging the Gap Between Teaching and Learning in Geometrical Optics: The Role of Research

Paula R.L. Heron and Lillian C. McDermott

Research on the learning and teaching of physics is discipline-specific, focuses on the state of the student, and can be generalized beyond a particular instructor, course, or institution. As an example, this article describes how results from research have contributed to the improvement of student learning in geometrical optics.

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Publish Date: 01 September 1998

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