Tuesday, 27 January 2015


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) 655
Fostering Experiential Self-Regulation Through Outdoor Adventure Education (2013) 781
Learning Styles on Adventure Courses (2010) 1077
Backcountry Nutrition (2013) 1085
Wilderness-Based Semester Learning (2012) 1024
Peer Effects on Noncognitive Ability (2008) 1076
Physiological Adaptations in Extended Technical Mountaineering (1985) 1157
Nurturing The Heart And Soul Of Education: (Secular) Spirituality (2008) 1645
Instructor Influence of Student Learning at NOLS (2009) 2019
Awakening Place Awareness During A 30-day Wilderness Leadership Program (2008) 1663
Stove Efficiency Experiment: VIDEO (2009) 3798
Does participation on a NOLS course increase responsible environmental behavior? (1995) 1713
Do increases in self-efficacy on NOLS courses persist after one year? (1998) 1736
What characteristics influence NOLS course participants' perception of achievement? (2007) 1562
Does supporting student autonomy on NOLS courses help achieve educational objectives? (2007) 1588
Using retrospective pretests for assessing student growth (2007) 1675
How do students on NOLS courses learn? (2008) 2075
Which NOLS learning objectives transfer to participants lives and how long do they last? (2008) 3751
Do NOLS courses influence participants' perception of their achievement? (2008) 1897
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Transfer of Learning Survey (2008) 2428
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Long-term Impacts of Wilderness Education (2008) 4967
Perspectives on the Integration of Wilderness Research and Education (1994) 1835
Factors Influencing Leadership Development in Wilderness Education (1994) 2266
A National Study of Outdoor Wilderness Experience (1998) 3178
NOLS Research Program 1999 Annual Report and Completed Papers (1999) 1845
Organizational Collaboration in Outdoor Adventure Education (2007) 1861
Student Learning in Outdoor Education: A Case Study From NOLS (2008) 2360
Exploring Participant Development Through Adventure-Based Programming: A Model from NOLS (2007) 2255
Addressing Response-shift Bias: Retrospective Pretests in Recreation Research and Evaluation (2007) 1885
A Means-End Investigation of Outcomes Associated with Outward Bound and NOLS Programs (2007) 1985
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