Friday, 21 November 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) 537
Fostering Experiential Self-Regulation Through Outdoor Adventure Education (2013) 674
Learning Styles on Adventure Courses (2010) 980
Backcountry Nutrition (2013) 999
Wilderness-Based Semester Learning (2012) 930
Peer Effects on Noncognitive Ability (2008) 967
Physiological Adaptations in Extended Technical Mountaineering (1985) 1034
Nurturing The Heart And Soul Of Education: (Secular) Spirituality (2008) 1578
Instructor Influence of Student Learning at NOLS (2009) 1925
Awakening Place Awareness During A 30-day Wilderness Leadership Program (2008) 1596
Stove Efficiency Experiment: VIDEO (2009) 3650
Does participation on a NOLS course increase responsible environmental behavior? (1995) 1622
Do increases in self-efficacy on NOLS courses persist after one year? (1998) 1645
What characteristics influence NOLS course participants' perception of achievement? (2007) 1493
Does supporting student autonomy on NOLS courses help achieve educational objectives? (2007) 1529
Using retrospective pretests for assessing student growth (2007) 1604
How do students on NOLS courses learn? (2008) 1999
Which NOLS learning objectives transfer to participants lives and how long do they last? (2008) 3595
Do NOLS courses influence participants' perception of their achievement? (2008) 1796
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Transfer of Learning Survey (2008) 2348
NOLS & Univ. of Utah Research: Long-term Impacts of Wilderness Education (2008) 4867
Perspectives on the Integration of Wilderness Research and Education (1994) 1769
Factors Influencing Leadership Development in Wilderness Education (1994) 2200
A National Study of Outdoor Wilderness Experience (1998) 3027
NOLS Research Program 1999 Annual Report and Completed Papers (1999) 1776
Organizational Collaboration in Outdoor Adventure Education (2007) 1781
Student Learning in Outdoor Education: A Case Study From NOLS (2008) 2269
Exploring Participant Development Through Adventure-Based Programming: A Model from NOLS (2007) 2176
Addressing Response-shift Bias: Retrospective Pretests in Recreation Research and Evaluation (2007) 1803
A Means-End Investigation of Outcomes Associated with Outward Bound and NOLS Programs (2007) 1916
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