Tuesday, 30 September 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) 422
Fostering Experiential Self-Regulation Through Outdoor Adventure Education (2013) 540
Learning Styles on Adventure Courses (2010) 851
Backcountry Nutrition (2013) 867
Wilderness-Based Semester Learning (2012) 825
Peer Effects on Noncognitive Ability (2008) 855
Physiological Adaptations in Extended Technical Mountaineering (1985) 939
Nurturing The Heart And Soul Of Education: (Secular) Spirituality (2008) 1467
Instructor Influence of Student Learning at NOLS (2009) 1780
Awakening Place Awareness During A 30-day Wilderness Leadership Program (2008) 1503
Stove Efficiency Experiment: VIDEO (2009) 3502
Does participation on a NOLS course increase responsible environmental behavior? (1995) 1525
Do increases in self-efficacy on NOLS courses persist after one year? (1998) 1545
What characteristics influence NOLS course participants' perception of achievement? (2007) 1394
Does supporting student autonomy on NOLS courses help achieve educational objectives? (2007) 1442
Using retrospective pretests for assessing student growth (2007) 1508
How do students on NOLS courses learn? (2008) 1880
Which NOLS learning objectives transfer to participants lives and how long do they last? (2008) 3414
Do NOLS courses influence participants' perception of their achievement? (2008) 1674
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Transfer of Learning Survey (2008) 2238
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Long-term Impacts of Wilderness Education (2008) 4721
Perspectives on the Integration of Wilderness Research and Education (1994) 1668
Factors Influencing Leadership Development in Wilderness Education (1994) 2096
A National Study of Outdoor Wilderness Experience (1998) 2884
NOLS Research Program 1999 Annual Report and Completed Papers (1999) 1677
Organizational Collaboration in Outdoor Adventure Education (2007) 1678
Student Learning in Outdoor Education: A Case Study From NOLS (2008) 2150
Exploring Participant Development Through Adventure-Based Programming: A Model from NOLS (2007) 2075
Addressing Response-shift Bias: Retrospective Pretests in Recreation Research and Evaluation (2007) 1699
A Means-End Investigation of Outcomes Associated with Outward Bound and NOLS Programs (2007) 1821
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