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Research Reports: Wilderness Education
These studies primarily look at various aspects of student outcomes and programming effects in wilderness education.

Effects of Wilderness Expeditions on Creative Problem Solving Skills (2014) 45
Fostering Experiential Self-Regulation Through Outdoor Adventure Education (2013) 199
Learning Styles on Adventure Courses (2010) 486
Backcountry Nutrition (2013) 490
Wilderness-Based Semester Learning (2012) 546
Peer Effects on Noncognitive Ability (2008) 538
Physiological Adaptations in Extended Technical Mountaineering (1985) 603
Nurturing The Heart And Soul Of Education: (Secular) Spirituality (2008) 1121
Instructor Influence of Student Learning at NOLS (2009) 1403
Awakening Place Awareness During A 30-day Wilderness Leadership Program (2008) 1213
Stove Efficiency Experiment: VIDEO (2009) 3020
Does participation on a NOLS course increase responsible environmental behavior? (1995) 1249
Do increases in self-efficacy on NOLS courses persist after one year? (1998) 1228
What characteristics influence NOLS course participants' perception of achievement? (2007) 1132
Does supporting student autonomy on NOLS courses help achieve educational objectives? (2007) 1140
Using retrospective pretests for assessing student growth (2007) 1215
How do students on NOLS courses learn? (2008) 1526
Which NOLS learning objectives transfer to participants lives and how long do they last? (2008) 2894
Do NOLS courses influence participants' perception of their achievement? (2008) 1325
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Transfer of Learning Survey (2008) 1898
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Long-term Impacts of Wilderness Education (2008) 4293
Perspectives on the Integration of Wilderness Research and Education (1994) 1401
Factors Influencing Leadership Development in Wilderness Education (1994) 1753
A National Study of Outdoor Wilderness Experience (1998) 2391
NOLS Research Program 1999 Annual Report and Completed Papers (1999) 1354
Organizational Collaboration in Outdoor Adventure Education (2007) 1380
Student Learning in Outdoor Education: A Case Study From NOLS (2008) 1794
Exploring Participant Development Through Adventure-Based Programming: A Model from NOLS (2007) 1787
Addressing Response-shift Bias: Retrospective Pretests in Recreation Research and Evaluation (2007) 1377
A Means-End Investigation of Outcomes Associated with Outward Bound and NOLS Programs (2007) 1540
  • About NOLS Research  ( 3 items )
    Learn more about the NOLS research mission as well as how to submit a research proposal and FAQ.

  • Research Reports: Recreational Ecology  ( 14 items )
    These studies look at impacts and their mitigation related to backcountry recreation.

  • Research Reports: Risk Management  ( 13 items )
    These studies look at outdoor program incident, accident, and illness epidemiology, various aspects of accident and illness prevention, and other topics related management of risks in wilderness.

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