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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) 593
Fostering Experiential Self-Regulation Through Outdoor Adventure Education (2013) 725
Learning Styles on Adventure Courses (2010) 1018
Backcountry Nutrition (2013) 1034
Wilderness-Based Semester Learning (2012) 970
Peer Effects on Noncognitive Ability (2008) 1012
Physiological Adaptations in Extended Technical Mountaineering (1985) 1084
Nurturing The Heart And Soul Of Education: (Secular) Spirituality (2008) 1602
Instructor Influence of Student Learning at NOLS (2009) 1966
Awakening Place Awareness During A 30-day Wilderness Leadership Program (2008) 1617
Stove Efficiency Experiment: VIDEO (2009) 3728
Does participation on a NOLS course increase responsible environmental behavior? (1995) 1649
Do increases in self-efficacy on NOLS courses persist after one year? (1998) 1677
What characteristics influence NOLS course participants' perception of achievement? (2007) 1516
Does supporting student autonomy on NOLS courses help achieve educational objectives? (2007) 1551
Using retrospective pretests for assessing student growth (2007) 1635
How do students on NOLS courses learn? (2008) 2031
Which NOLS learning objectives transfer to participants lives and how long do they last? (2008) 3657
Do NOLS courses influence participants' perception of their achievement? (2008) 1841
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Transfer of Learning Survey (2008) 2379
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Long-term Impacts of Wilderness Education (2008) 4911
Perspectives on the Integration of Wilderness Research and Education (1994) 1797
Factors Influencing Leadership Development in Wilderness Education (1994) 2220
A National Study of Outdoor Wilderness Experience (1998) 3086
NOLS Research Program 1999 Annual Report and Completed Papers (1999) 1803
Organizational Collaboration in Outdoor Adventure Education (2007) 1814
Student Learning in Outdoor Education: A Case Study From NOLS (2008) 2309
Exploring Participant Development Through Adventure-Based Programming: A Model from NOLS (2007) 2211
Addressing Response-shift Bias: Retrospective Pretests in Recreation Research and Evaluation (2007) 1834
A Means-End Investigation of Outcomes Associated with Outward Bound and NOLS Programs (2007) 1945
  • 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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