Friday, 24 October 2014


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) 483
Fostering Experiential Self-Regulation Through Outdoor Adventure Education (2013) 620
Learning Styles on Adventure Courses (2010) 912
Backcountry Nutrition (2013) 934
Wilderness-Based Semester Learning (2012) 876
Peer Effects on Noncognitive Ability (2008) 913
Physiological Adaptations in Extended Technical Mountaineering (1985) 988
Nurturing The Heart And Soul Of Education: (Secular) Spirituality (2008) 1525
Instructor Influence of Student Learning at NOLS (2009) 1860
Awakening Place Awareness During A 30-day Wilderness Leadership Program (2008) 1554
Stove Efficiency Experiment: VIDEO (2009) 3577
Does participation on a NOLS course increase responsible environmental behavior? (1995) 1577
Do increases in self-efficacy on NOLS courses persist after one year? (1998) 1603
What characteristics influence NOLS course participants' perception of achievement? (2007) 1452
Does supporting student autonomy on NOLS courses help achieve educational objectives? (2007) 1492
Using retrospective pretests for assessing student growth (2007) 1556
How do students on NOLS courses learn? (2008) 1948
Which NOLS learning objectives transfer to participants lives and how long do they last? (2008) 3516
Do NOLS courses influence participants' perception of their achievement? (2008) 1742
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Transfer of Learning Survey (2008) 2294
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Long-term Impacts of Wilderness Education (2008) 4803
Perspectives on the Integration of Wilderness Research and Education (1994) 1726
Factors Influencing Leadership Development in Wilderness Education (1994) 2155
A National Study of Outdoor Wilderness Experience (1998) 2952
NOLS Research Program 1999 Annual Report and Completed Papers (1999) 1731
Organizational Collaboration in Outdoor Adventure Education (2007) 1729
Student Learning in Outdoor Education: A Case Study From NOLS (2008) 2209
Exploring Participant Development Through Adventure-Based Programming: A Model from NOLS (2007) 2128
Addressing Response-shift Bias: Retrospective Pretests in Recreation Research and Evaluation (2007) 1750
A Means-End Investigation of Outcomes Associated with Outward Bound and NOLS Programs (2007) 1878
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