Publications

Journal Articles

Ardoin, N.M., Bowers, A.W., Holthuis, N., Wyman Roth, N. In Press . Environmental Education and K–12 Student Outcomes: A review and analysis of research . Journal of Environmental Education
Niemiec, R.M., Asner, G.P., Brodrick, P., Gaertner, J., Ardoin, N.M. In Press . Scale-Dependence of Environmental and Socioeconomic Drivers of Biological Invasion in Hawai‘i . Landscape and Urban Planning
Biggar, M.T., Ardoin, N.M. 2017 . Community Context, Human Needs, and Transportation Choices: A view across San Francisco Bay Area communities . Journal of Transport Geography . 60 : 189–199
Biggar, M.T., Ardoin, N.M., Morris, J. 2017 . Collective Impact on the Ground: Managing through the initial phases of a collaborative process . Stanford Social Innovation Review blog . Available online
Khalil, K.A., Ardoin, N.M., Wojcik, D.J. 2017 . Social Learning within a Community of Practice: Investigating interactions about evaluation among zoo education professionals . Evaluation and Program Planning . 61(2017) : 45-54
Niemiec, R.M., Ardoin, N.M., Wharton, C., Brewer, F. 2017 . Civic and Natural Place Attachment as Correlates of Resident Invasive Species Control Behavior in Hawaii . Biological Conservation . 209 : 415-422
Reineman, D.R., Ardoin, N.M. 2017 . Sustainable tourism and the management of nearshore coastal places: place attachment and disruption to surf-spots . Journal of Sustainable Tourism . DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2017.1352590
Stern, M.J., Powell, R.B., Frensley, B., Ardoin, N.M. 2017 . What Difference Do Role Models Make? Investigating outcomes at a residential environmental education center . Environmental Education Research
Ardoin, N.M., Clark, C.R., Wojcik, D.J. 2016 . Looking Toward the Blue Sky: Environmental education researchers’ experience, influences, and aspirations . Applied Environmental Education and Communication . 15(1) : 75-89
Ardoin, N.M., DiGiano, M., O'Connor, K., Podkul, T. 2016 . The Development of Trust in Residential Environmental Education Programs . Environmental Education Research . DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2016.1144176
Ardoin, N.M., Schuh, J.S., Khalil, K. 2016 . Environmental Behavior of Visitors to an Informal Science Museum . Visitor Studies . 19(1) : 77-95
Ardoin, N.M., Wheaton, M., Hunt, C.A., Schuh, J.S., Durham, W. 2016 . Post-Trip Philanthropic Intentions among Visitors in Galapagos . Journal of Ecotourism . DOI: 10.1080/14724049.2016.1142555
Biggar, M.T., Ardoin, N.M. 2016 . More Than Good Intentions: The role of conditions in personal transportation behavior . Local Environment . DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2016.1177715
Boudet, H.S., Ardoin, N.M., Flora, J., Armel, K.C., Desai, M., Robinson, T.R. 2016 . Effects of a Behavior Change Intervention for Girl Scouts on Child and Parent Energy-Saving Behaviors . Nature Energy . DOI: 10.1038/nenergy.2016.91
Browning, M.H.E.M., Stern, M.J., Ardoin, N.M., Heimlich, J.E. 2016 . Factors That Contribute to Community Members’ Support of Nature Centers . Environmental Education Research . DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2016.1217397
Browning, M.M., Stern, M.J., Ardoin, N.M., Heimlich, J.E., Petty, R., Charles, C. 2016 . Investigating the Sets of Values that Community Members Hold toward Local Nature Centers . Environmental Education Research . DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2016.1177713
Cravens, A.E., Ardoin, N.M. 2016 . Negotiating Credibility and Legitimacy in the Shadow of an Authoritative Data Source . Ecology and Society . 21(4) : 30 . DOI: 10.5751/ES-08849-210430
Gould, R.K., Ardoin, N.M., Biggar, M., Cravens, A.E., Wojcik, D. 2016 . Environmental Behavior’s Dirty Secret: The prevalence of waste management in discussions of environmental concern and action . Environmental Management . DOI: 10.1007/s00267-016-0710-6
Khalil, K.A., Ardoin, N.M., Wojcik, D.W. 2016 . The Company You Keep: Networks in a community of informal education evaluators . Studies in Educational Evaluation . 51 : 7-16
Lincoln, N.K., Ardoin, N.M. 2016 . Farmer Typology in South Kona, Hawai’i: Who’s farming, how, and why? . Food, Culture, & Society . 19(3) : 563-585
Lukacs, H., Ardoin, N.M., Grubert, E. 2016 . Beyond Formal Groups: Neighboring acts and watershed protection in Appalachia . International Journal of the Commons . DOI: 10.18352/ijc.578
Niemiec, R., Ardoin, N.M., Wharton, C., Asner, G.P. 2016 . Motivating Resident Action to Combat Invasive Species on Private Lands: Social norms and community reciprocity . Ecology and Society . 21(2) : 30
Oakes, L.E., Ardoin, N.M., Lambin, E.F. 2016 . “I know, therefore I adapt?” Complexities of individual adaptation to climate-induced forest dieback in Alaska . Ecology and Society . 21(2) : 40
Stern, M.J., Ardoin, N.M., Powell, R.B. 2016 . Exploring the Effectiveness of Community Engagement Strategies: The case of the TogetherGreen program . Society and Natural Resources . DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2016.1164266
Ardoin, N.M., Biedenweg, K., O'Connor, K. 2015 . Evaluation in Residential Environmental Education: An applied literature review of intermediary outcomes . Applied Environmental Education and Communication . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N.M., DiGiano, M., O'Connor, K., Holthuis, N. 2015 . Using Online Narratives to Explore Participant Experiences in a Residential Environmental Education Program . Children’s Geographies . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N.M., Wheaton, M., Bowers, A.W., Hunt, C.A., Durham, W. 2015 . Nature-Based Tourism’s Impact on Environmental Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior: A review and analysis of the literature and potential future research . Journal of Sustainable Tourism . DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2015.1024258 . Download .pdf
Lincoln, N.K., Ardoin, N.M. 2015 . Cultivating Values: Environmental values and sense of place as correlates of sustainable agricultural practices . Agriculture and Human Values . DOI: 10.1007/s10460-015-9613-z
Oakes, L.E., Hennon, P.E., Ardoin, N.M., D'Amore, D.V., Ferguson, A.K., Steel, E.A., Wittwer, D.T., Lambin, E.F. 2015 . Conservation in a Social-Ecological System Experiencing Climate-Induced Tree Mortality . Biological Conservation . 192(2015) : 276-285 . Download
Wheaton, M., Ardoin, N.M., Hunt, C.A., Schuh, J.S., Kresse, M., Menke, C., Durham, W. 2015 . Using Web and Mobile Technology to Motivate Pro-Environmental Action after a Nature-Based Tourism Experience . Journal of Sustainable Tourism . DOI: 10.1080109669582.2015.1081600 . Download
Ardoin, N.M. 2014 . Exploring Sense of Place and Environmental Behavior at an Ecoregional Scale in Three Sites . Human Ecology . Springer US . DOI: 10.1007/s10745-014-9652-x . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N.M., Gould, R.K., Fielding-Singh, P., Kelsey, E. 2014 . Collaborative and Transformational Leadership in the Environmental Realm . Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning . DOI: 10.1080/1523908X.2014.954075
Boudet, H., Ardoin, N.M., Flora, J., Armel, K.C., Desai, M., Robinson, T.N. 2014 . Energy Behaviours of Northern California Girl Scouts and Their Families . Energy Policy
Gould, R.K., Klain, S., Ardoin, N.M., Woodside, U., Hannahs, N., Satterfield, T., Chan, K., Levine, J., Daily, G.C. 2014 . Eliciting Nonmaterial Values with a Protocol for Place-Based Explorations of Cultural Ecosystem Services . Conservation Biology
Gould, R.K., Ardoin, N.M., Satterfield, T., Woodside, U., Hannahs, N., Daily, G.C. 2014 . The forest has a story: Cultural Ecosystem Services in Kona, Hawai'i . Ecology & Society
Rich, H., Ardoin, N.M. 2014 . Teacher and Administrator Perceptions of School Gardens in Cape Town, South Africa . Children, Youth, and Environments
Ardoin, N.M., Heimlich, J.E. 2013 . Views from the Field: Educators’ and practitioners’ perceptions of education as a strategy in support of conservation outcomes . Journal of Environmental Education . 44 : 97-115 . DOI: 10.1080/00958964.2012.700963 . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N.M., DiGiano, M., Bundy, J., Chang, S., Holthuis, N., O'Connor, K. 2013 . Using Digital Photography and Journaling to Evaluate Field-Based Environmental Education Programs . Studies in Educational Evaluation
Ardoin, N.M., Castrechini, S., Hofstedt, M. 2013 . Youth–Community–University Partnerships and Sense of Place: Two case studies of youth participatory action research . Children’s Geographies . DOI: 10.1080/14733285.2013.827872 . Download .pdf
Lukacs, H., Ardoin, N.M. 2013 . The Relationship of Place Re-making and Watershed Group Participation in Appalachia . Society and Natural Resources
Vaughan, M.B. *, Ardoin, N.M. 2013 . The Implications of Differing Tourist/Resident Perceptions for Community-based Resource Management: A Hawaiian coastal resource area study . Journal of Sustainable Tourism . DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2013.802326 . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N.M., Schuh, J.S. **, Gould, R.K.* 2012 . Exploring the Dimensions of Place: A confirmatory factor analysis of data from three ecoregional sites . Environmental Education Research . 18(5) : 583-607
Ardoin, N.M., Bowers, A.W. 2012 . Trends in Philanthropic Giving: Foundation support of environmental education . Journal of Environmental Education . 43(4) : 259-273
Ardoin, N.M., Clark, C.R., Kelsey, E. 2012 . An Exploration of Future Trends in Environmental Education Research . Environmental Education Research . DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2012.709823
Castrechini, S., Ardoin, N.M. 2011 . Youth Resource Mapping: Partnering with service providers and youth to understand the supply and demand for youth services in a local context . Perspectives on Urban Education . 8(2) : 3-10 . University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education . Philadelphia, PA . Download .pdf
Khalil, K. *, Ardoin, N.M. 2011 . Programmatic Evaluation in Association of Zoos and Aquarium-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums: A literature review . Applied Environmental Education and Communications . 10(3) : 168-177 . DOI: 10.1080/1533015X.2011.614813 . Download .pdf
Oshun, M. +, Ardoin, N.M., Ryan, S. 2011 . Use of the Public Outreach Liaison Model in the Neighborhood Planning Process: A case study in Seattle´s Rainier Valley neighborhood . Urban Studies Research . Volume 2011 : 12 . Hindawi Publishing Corporation . DOI: 10.1155/2011/687834 . Download .pdf
Powell, R., Stern, M., Krohn, B., Ardoin, N. 2011 . Development and Validation of Scales to Measure Environmental Responsibility, Character Development, and Attitudes Toward School . Environmental Education Research . 17(1) : 91-111
Stern, M., Powell, R., Ardoin, N. 2011 . Evaluating a Constructivist and Culturally Responsive Approach to Environmental Education for Diverse Audiences . Journal of Environmental Education . 42(2) : 109-122
Gould, R. *, Ardoin, N.M., Hishimoto, J. 2010 . Mālama the ‘āina, Mālama the People on the āina: The reaction to Avatar in Hawai’i . Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture
Heimlich, J., Ardoin, N. 2008 . Understanding Behavior to Understand Behavior Change: A literature review . Environmental Education Research . 14(3) : 215-237
Stern, M., Powell, R., Ardoin, N. 2008 . What Difference Does It Make? Assessing outcomes from participation in a residential environmental education program . Journal of Environmental Education . 39(4) : 31-43
Ardoin, N. 2006 . Toward an Interdisciplinary Understanding of Place: Lessons for environmental education . Canadian Journal of Environmental Education . 11 : 112-126 . Download .pdf
Powell, R., Stern, M., Ardoin, N. 2006 . A Sustainable Evaluation Framework and Its Application . Applied Environmental Education and Communications . 5 : 231-241
Ardoin, N., Sivek, D. 2002 . An Environmental Education Needs Assessment Study in Nicaragua . Applied Environmental Education and Communications . 1(4) : 235-244

White Papers and Technical Publications

Ardoin, N.M., McNally, J. 2015 . Environmental Education Research Bulletin: Volume V . January to June, 2013 . ChangeScale . San Francisco, CA . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N.M. 2015 . Environmental Education Research Bulletin: Volume VI . July to December 2013 . ChangeScale . San Francisco, CA . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N.M., Merrick, C. 2013 . Environmental Education Research Bulletin: Volume IV . Winter 2013 : 39 . NatureBridge . San Francisco, CA . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N., Heimlich, J., Braus, J., Merrick, C. 2013 . Influencing Conservation Action: What the research says about environmental literacy, behavior, and conservation results . Tools of Engagement: A toolkit for incorporating social strategies into environmental conservation . National Audubon Society . New York
Ardoin, N., Merrick, C. 2012 . Environmental Education Research Bulletin: Volume II . Winter 2012 : 54 . NatureBridge . San Francisco . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N., Merrick, C. 2012 . Environmental Education Research Bulletin: Volume III . Summer 2012 : 45 . NatureBridge . San Francisco . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N., Merrick, C. 2011 . Environmental Education Research Bulletin: Volume I . Summer 2011 : 38 . NatureBridge . San Francisco . Download .pdf
Ardoin, N. 2009 . Environmental Education: A Strategy for the future . Environmental Grantmakers Association . New York . Download .pdf

Book Chapters

Stedman, R., Ardoin, N.M. 2013 . Mobility and Scale in Place-Based Environmental Education . Trading Zones in Environmental Education: Creating transdisciplinary dialogue . Peter Lang Publishers . New York
Ardoin, N.M. 2009 . Behavior Change Theories and Free-Choice Environmental Learning . Free Choice Learning and the Environment : 57-73 . AltaMira Press . Lanham, MD