Friday, 31 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) 497
Fostering Experiential Self-Regulation Through Outdoor Adventure Education (2013) 634
Learning Styles on Adventure Courses (2010) 929
Backcountry Nutrition (2013) 946
Wilderness-Based Semester Learning (2012) 888
Peer Effects on Noncognitive Ability (2008) 923
Physiological Adaptations in Extended Technical Mountaineering (1985) 997
Nurturing The Heart And Soul Of Education: (Secular) Spirituality (2008) 1535
Instructor Influence of Student Learning at NOLS (2009) 1879
Awakening Place Awareness During A 30-day Wilderness Leadership Program (2008) 1562
Stove Efficiency Experiment: VIDEO (2009) 3595
Does participation on a NOLS course increase responsible environmental behavior? (1995) 1588
Do increases in self-efficacy on NOLS courses persist after one year? (1998) 1613
What characteristics influence NOLS course participants' perception of achievement? (2007) 1459
Does supporting student autonomy on NOLS courses help achieve educational objectives? (2007) 1499
Using retrospective pretests for assessing student growth (2007) 1567
How do students on NOLS courses learn? (2008) 1960
Which NOLS learning objectives transfer to participants lives and how long do they last? (2008) 3535
Do NOLS courses influence participants' perception of their achievement? (2008) 1753
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Transfer of Learning Survey (2008) 2304
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Long-term Impacts of Wilderness Education (2008) 4820
Perspectives on the Integration of Wilderness Research and Education (1994) 1733
Factors Influencing Leadership Development in Wilderness Education (1994) 2167
A National Study of Outdoor Wilderness Experience (1998) 2969
NOLS Research Program 1999 Annual Report and Completed Papers (1999) 1743
Organizational Collaboration in Outdoor Adventure Education (2007) 1741
Student Learning in Outdoor Education: A Case Study From NOLS (2008) 2227
Exploring Participant Development Through Adventure-Based Programming: A Model from NOLS (2007) 2136
Addressing Response-shift Bias: Retrospective Pretests in Recreation Research and Evaluation (2007) 1760
A Means-End Investigation of Outcomes Associated with Outward Bound and NOLS Programs (2007) 1885
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