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Karoff, Maggie; Tucker, Anita R.; Alvarez, Tony; Kovacs, Patricia – Journal of Experiential Education, 2017
Background: Key findings from the literature on treatment interventions with youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) indicate that the most successful approaches allow frequent opportunities for uncontrived social interactions and are customizable to the needs of individuals and the group. Adventure therapy meets these criteria while providing…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adventure Education, Therapy
Langford, Peter E. – 1990
Reported are four studies of the development of moral autonomy among 720 individuals ranging in age from 12 to 21 years. A questionnaire and a focused interview technique were used to find indications of autonomy in moral judgments and the justifications for these judgments. Tasks elicited moral decisions in the areas of child rearing, schools,…
Descriptors: College Students, Decision Making, Foreign Countries, High School Students
Rubba, Peter A., Jr. – 1977
The Nature of Scientific Knowledge Scale (NSKS) is a 48 item, Likert-type instrument designed to assess high school students' understanding of the nature of scientific knowledge. This attitude scale is based on a six-factor model adapted from the factor-explication format used by Victor Showalter. Scientific knowledge is characterized as: (1)…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, College Students, High School Students, Higher Education