Monday, 27 April 2015


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

Fostering experiential self-regulation through outdoor adventure education (JEE 2015) 1035
Exploring complex relationships on extended wilderness courses (ROE 2014) 152
Social system in outdoor adventure education programs (JEE 2014) 147
Considering students’ experiences in diverse groups (JLR 2014) 138
Development of prosocial behavior in adolescents (JEE 2014) 167
Effects of wilderness expedition experience on ill-structured problem-solving skills (2014) 851
Backcountry nutrition (ROE 2014) 1292
Wilderness-based experiences and creation of an environmental ethic (ROE 2013) 144
Understanding groups in outdoor adventure education through social network analysis (AJOE 2013) 132
The multi-dimensionality of group cohesion (AORE Symposium 2012) 133
Developing lifelong learners (CEO Symposium 2012) 124
Black and white thinkers and colorful problems (JOREL 2012) 145
The importance of program quality in youth development (ROE & CEO Symposium 2012) 132
Measurement of challenge type and intensity in wilderness education students (CEO Symposium 2012) 131
An examination of wilderness first aid knowledge, self-efficacy and skill retention (WEMJ 2012) 134
Wilderness-based semester learning (JOREL 2012) 152
Mechanisms of learning transfer in adventure education (JEE 2011) 146
Importance of trust in outdoor education (ROE 2010) 139
Instructor influence on student learning at NOLS (JOREL 2009) 2181
Stove Efficiency Experiment: VIDEO (2009) 4060
Peer effects on non-cognitive ability (2008) 1254
Long-term impacts of wilderness education (ROE 2008) 5215
Long-term impacts attributed to participation in wilderness education (PowerPoint) 2630
Predictors of participant development through adventure education (ROE 2008) 2050
Nurturing the heart and soul of education: (secular) spirituality (2008) 1787
Student learning in outdoor education (JEE 2008) 2234
Awakening place awareness during a 30-day wilderness leadership program (IJW 2008) 1815
The pedagogic value of student autonomy in adventure education (2008) 1755
Addressing response-shift bias: retrospective pretests in recreation research and eval (JLR 2007) 2062
A means-end investigation of outcomes associated with Outward Bound and NOLS programs (JEE 2007) 2165
Exploring participant development through adventure-based programming (Leisure Sciences 2007) 2435
Organizational collaboration in outdoor adventure education (2007) 2050
NOLS Research Program 1999 Annual Report and Completed Papers (1999) 1997
A national study of outdoor wilderness experience (Kellert and Derr 1998) 3427
Role of self-efficacy in the outdoor leadership development process (1998) 1902
Responsible environmental behavior: Metaphoric transference of minimum-impact ideology (1995) 1877
Factors influencing leadership development in wilderness education (1994) 2420
Perspectives on the integration of wilderness research, education and management (1994) 1987
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