Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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development of a community outreach strategy
This project examines the definitions of community, rural and regional development in a geographical context. It takes these definitions and applies them within the Township of Asphodel-Norwood., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- List of tables -- List of maps -- List of figures -- Chapter one: Introduction -- Chapter two: Literature review -- Chapter three: Site description -- Chapter four: Methodology -- Chapter five: Results -- Chapter six: Conclusions -- References -- Appendices., by Justin Lowe. --, Includes: research report, literature review, bibliography and appendices., Completed for: Trent Centre for Community-Based Education ; Supervising Professor: Mark Skinner and Alan Brunger, Trent University., Date of project submission: April 2008., GEO470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
accessibility of home birth for women in the Peterborough area
by Jessie White and Laura Messer. --, Report for: Kawartha Community Midwives, Supervising Professor: Professor Marg Hobbs, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2002., Also includes: the safety of home birth: annotated bibliography; home birth information sheet., WMST/POST 400: Advanced studies in feminism and social justice.
Trail/Health Unit research study
Acknowledgements -- 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Overview of surrounding area -- 3.0 Literature review -- 4.0 Methods -- 5.0 Observations and results -- 6.0 Discussion -- 7.0 Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., Kendra Andrews ... [et al.]., Date of project submission: April 2006., Completed for: Peterborough County City Health Unit; Supervising Professor: Prof. Steven Tufts; Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 115-120)., GEOG 470 Research in Human Geography.
Tourism promotion within the City of Peterborough
The research project focused on tour site topics, which included historical, geographical, and ecological nature, each associated with a unique location in the Peterborough County. The research compiled for the project was incorporated into a pre-existing tourism product to improve its regional nature through the use of "Tripclick.", Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- List of figures -- 1. Introduction. 1.1 Description. 1.2 Purpose. 1.3 Nature of the study. 1.4 Goals and objectives. 1.5 Research setting. 1.6 Overview of approach. 1.7 Structure of report -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Tourism geography ad the case of Tripclick. 2.3 Recreation geography. 2.4 Historical geography. 2.5 Economic geography. 2.6 Cultural geography. 2.7 Physical geography. 2.8 Qualitative approaches. 2.9 Importance of linkages -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Selection of study area. 3.2 Narratives. 3.3 Website -- 4. Essays. 4.1 Leahy family. 4.2 Rompin' Ronnie Hawkins. 4.3 Andrew Carnegie Library. 4.4 Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. 4.5 Kettles and Kettle Lakes. 4.6 Oak Ridges Moraine. 4.7 Peterborough drumlin field. 4.8 Warsaw Caves -- 5. Narratives. 5.1 Introduction. 5.2 Leahy family. 5.3 Rompin' Ronnie Hawkins. 5.4 Andrew Carnegie Library. 5.5 Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. 5.6 Kettles and Kettle Lakes. 5.7 Oak Ridges Moraine. 5.8 Peterborough drumlin field. 5.9 Warsaw Caves -- 6. Conclusion. 6.1 Summary. 6.2 Discussion of findings. 6.3 Contributions. 6.4 Limitations of research. 6.5 Future research. 6.6 Concluding comments -- 7. Work [sic] cited -- 8. Appendices. Appendix A: Interviews. Appendix B: Research proposal., by Melissa Tone & Danielle Ready. --, Completed for: Tammy Sikma & Bryan Weir at the County of Peterborough ; Supervisor: Mark Skinner, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 65-68)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Sustainability
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Research questions -- Methodlogy -- Literature review -- Background statistical information -- Worldwide indicators and sustainability frameworks -- Recommended indicators for the City of Peterborough -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., James Durkin., Includes final research report., Date of Project completion: April 1, 2006, Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-57)., GEOG 440, Geography, Research in Physical Geography.
Rural violence report card and awareness survey
Introduction -- Literature review -- Focus group design -- Survey cover letter -- Draft survey -- Survey methodologies -- Monitoring strategies -- The community report card -- Conclusion -- Annotated bibliography -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C., by: Trent Applied Social Research; Cheryl Green ...[et al.]. --, Submitted to: The Rural Outreach Committee., Includes annotated bibliography., SOCI 495.
Report to Peterborough County and City Councils
The purpose of this project was to help Peterborough Social Planning Council with a survey in regards to housing insecurity in Peterborough City and County. The student was to recode responses to open-ended questions and enter them into a data-base [sic]., Summary of recommendations -- Introduction -- Situation in Peterborough County and City -- Coordination of planning -- Emergency response -- Affordability: Income -- Housing supply -- Coordination of housing and related services -- Legislative and policy recommendations -- Acknowledgments -- Homelessness coordinating committee -- Appendices., Homelessness and Housing Insecurity Task Force. --
ROC needs assessment in response to domestic violence
Introduction -- Literature review -- Reason for research -- The setting -- Methodology -- Results -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., by Jennifer Brinkhurst., Includes questionnaire., Date of project completion: August 29, 2002., Includes references., Sociology 492.
Land search and purchase by conservation organization
This project summarizes the behind the scenes effort that goes into pursuing land for possible purchase by a conservation organization., Reflection of project -- Chain of title (North Kawartha) -- Recent of documentation (North Kawartha) -- Chain of title (South Monaghan) -- Chain of title (Dummer) -- Recent Documentation (North Monaghan) -- Tax incentive programs for properties of interest -- Research placement agreement -- Peterborough County official plan -- Chain of titles (Manvers) -- Tax information (North Kawartha) -- Assessment information -- Time outline., by Pam Ruttan. --, Includes: Final Reserach Report., Completed for: Carol Andrews at Kawartha Heritage Conservancy ; supervising Professor: Ian Attridge, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2007., Environmental & Resource Studies ERST 425H - Advanced environmental law.
Integrating health planning into watershed planning
Introduction -- Initiatives to improve the health of the environment -- Health and the environment in city and county planning -- Barriers to healthy environment initiatives -- Comments from members of the Trent River Watershed -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- Acknowledgments., Amber Clement. --, A report written for the Haliburton, Kawartha and Pine Ridge District Health Council through the Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Department of Canadian Studies, Trent University, March, 1998., Includes bibliographic references (p. 36-37)., CAST 300: Canada: Communities and Identity.
Historical, architectural and culturally significant inventoried sites within Peterborough County
The purpose of this project is to primarily inventory those lands previously identified as being historically or culturally significant by township or heritage group officials found within the City of Peterborough [sic] within Peterborough County. As time allows, in conjunction with other group members, other northern townships will also be inventoried under the same criteria., Binder 1. Report. I Research objective. II. Research development for site inventory. III. Agencies establishing national, provincial and [sic] IV. Challenges and obstacles. V. Tips for researching. VI. Township description of conservation efforts. VII. Recommendations and conclusions. VIII. References -- Kawartha Heritage Conservancy information. Tax reduction and conservation. The Kawartha Heritage Conservancy: Sustaining our community's heritage. Original project [sic] preposal: Project #269. Trent Centre for Community-Based Education: Research placement agreement -- Research log -- Asphodel-Norwood Township -- Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan Township -- Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield Township -- Supplementary contact information -- Conservation information -- Documents and pamphlets., By: Elizabeth Eberhardt. --, Submitted to: Susan Wurtele, Wednesday, April 25th 2001., Includes references.
Green enterprises in Peterborough County
From an environmental perspective, the essential importance of community economic development is its ability to move communities toward self-reliance. That, in turn, will result in much more efficient use of local natural and secondary resources as people connect with their surrounding environmental and understand the importance of persevering local resources for he needs of future generations within their own community. Though formulations of the sustainable community economic development (SCED) concept vary, most include environmental sustainability as a central component. Green enterprise is able to integrate this aspect of SCED into both its processes and the products it generates. Green Enterprise can play an educational role, providing an example of environmental responsibility and showing that this responsibility can support successful business. It can also provide the community with increase choice about the types of goods and services it consumes, increasing local empowerment., Introduction -- Revised study plan. Revised study objectives -- The development of the Green Enterprise concept. Externalities and trade-offs. Questioning consumer culture -- Evaluating greenness in the context of SCED: Issues and study methods. Broad-based and small business emphasis of study. Resource/time commitment. Interviews. Framing results -- Results. Response rate and types of responses. Perceived applicability and response. Definition of green enterprise. Potential environmental impacts. Monitoring. Innovation. Conflicts between environment and economics -- Inclusion in inventory -- Supports and barriers -- Revised self-audit and sustainability guidelines for new enterprises -- Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Appendix 1: Definitions of green enterprise subsectors -- Appendix 2: Green enterprise survey: May 17 mail-out -- Appendix 3: Green enterprise survey response -- Appendix 4: Revised green enterprise survey -- Appendix 5: Environmental sustainability guidelines for new enterprises -- Appendix 6: CERES Principles -- Appendix 7: Descriptions of business evaluation and marketing tools -- Appendix 8: Comprehensive bibliography -- Appendix 9: Revised working inventory., by Erin Windatt. --, Submitted to : Jim Struthers, Tom Whillans., for use by: Community Organization and Innovation Network - Peterborough., Includes bibliographic references (p. 31-36).

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