Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Photo-mapping of the urban fringe
This project examines current development pressures on areas in the rural-urban fringe within Cavan Monaghan Township. A selection of photographs were taken within the villages of Millbrook, Cavan and Fraserville in an effort to document the visual character of the township prior to future development., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Cultural geography. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Rural geography. 2.4 Development pressures on the rural-urban fringe. 2.5 Development pressure in Cavan Monaghan Township. 2.6 Similar projects -- 3. Profile of study area. 3.1 Cavan Monaghan Township. 3.2 Millbrook. 3.3 Cavan. 3.4 Fraserville -- 4. Methodology. 4.1 Planning stages. 4.2 Data collection: In-field and interviews. 4.3 Data organization. 4.4 Data analysis -- 5. Results. 5.1 Millbrook. 5.2 Cavan. 5.3 Fraserville -- 6. Discussion. 7. Conclusion. 7.1 Summary. 7.2 Limitations. 7.3 Recommendations. 7.4 Concluding remarks -- 8. References -- 9. Appendix., Cora Tinney & Nicole Urbanowicz. --, Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700Y: Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Mississauga River recreation corridor feasibility study
Mason Lampert. --, Client: Ian Attridge, Dept. of Geography, Trent University, 2000-01, G0470., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 470: Seminar in Human Geography.
Promoting hunger awareness through volunteerism
Mandy Ashton., Completed for: Dave Kranenburg at Meal Exchange ; Supervising Professor : Chris Beyers, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission : May 2005, Includes references (p. 55)., IDST 372: International Development Studies.
Ethical food sourcing
Introduction -- Methodology -- Revision -- Case studies. Brock University. Dalhousie University. McGill University. University of Northern British Columbia. University of Victoria. University of Windsor -- Future research -- Appendix. Interview questions., by Yvan Romaniuk and Levi Snook., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for: OPIRG (Ontario Research Interest Research Group) - Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent-Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliography., ERST 334H, Community Research Project.
Oral histories of new Canadians
by Ayesha Barmania., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: The New Canadians Centre ; Supervising Professor: Jacqueline Solway ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 3700Y.
Greening the schoolyard
The schoolyard plays an important role in the healthy development of students and is a space that can be used not only for academic learning, but also for fostering a sense of community. 'Greening' or building natural environments in schoolyards can enhance the overall educational experience of the child, and may even have an impact later in in their adult life., 1. Introduction. 1.1 Purpose of the project. 1.2 Key research terms. 1.3 Study area -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Relevant geographical issues and debates. 2.2 Benefits of schoolyards and gardening programmes. 2.3 Lessons on how to establish green schoolyard programmes. 2.4 Challenges. 2.5 Conclusion -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Partcipants. 3.2 Materials. 3.3 Procedure. 3.4 Surveys -- 4. Results and discussion. 4.1 Challenges. 4.2 Student survey. 4.3 Staff survey. 4.4 Parent survey. 4.5 Community survey. 4.6 Focus group. 4.7 The 'Ten Year Green Schoolyard Plan' -- 5. Conclusion. 5.1 Summary of key findings. 5.2 Research limitations. 5.3 Suggestions for the future. 5.4 Final summation -- 6. References -- 7. Appendices., Completed for: R.F. Downey Public School. Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Research in Human Geography.
Historical place names
This research project examines three study areas in the Peterborough County, Curve Lake First Nation, and two municipalities of North Kawartha and Galway-Harvey and Cavendish. The main focus of this project was to examine the names of water bodies and some land forms in the three study areas., Abstract -- Introduction -- Literature review. 1. Introduction. 2. Background information. 3. Sense of place. 4. Brief history of the settlement of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough County. 5. Aboriginal peoples role in place names. 6. How places are names. 7. Types of place name studies. 8. How to conduct place names research. 9. Trends in place name research. 10. Ontario place names studies. 11. Conclusion -- Methods -- Results. Curve Lake First Nation. North Kawartha. Cavendish, Galway-Harvey. Cumulative analysis -- Discussion. Individual trends. Cumulative trends -- Conclusion -- Appendix. Curve Lake First Nation. North Kawartha. Cavendish, Galway-Harvey., By: Ellery Leitch, Subitha Premkumar & Kathleen Watt. --, Includes: bibliography and appendices., Completed for: Leora Berman at the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervisor Alan Brunger, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2008., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Research on Community Gardens
Municipal Community Garden Delivery Models and Proposed Guidelines for Site Selection and Development / Philip Gleeson, Neil Jones, Sean Yilmaz -- Managing a Successful Community Garden Operation / Hanah McFarlane and Evan Brockest -- Community Gardens : A review of local stakeholders and their relationships / By Jessica Goodfellow & Liam Quan., By Evan Brockest, Phillip Gleeson, Jessica Goodfellow, Neil Jones, Hannah McFarlane, Liam Quan, and Sean Yilmez., Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 3340H - The Canadian Foo System: A Community Development Approach.
Cultural and oral histories
This project is contributing to the Land Between's mandate through a focused study of a single township in the Land Between. Manvers Township, a part of Victoria County and now also part of the City of Kawartha Lakes, is a strong example of the heritage value and importance of rural townships across The Land Between. Note: The Land Between is a non-profit organization focused on the preservation of the land extending roughly from Georgian Bay, west to Kingston. It spans across eight ecodistricts identified by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, as well as seven counties including Simcoe, Muskoka, Haliburton, Victoria, Peterborough, Hastings, Lennox and Addington, and Frontenac., by Jessica Davidson. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Leora Berman at the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: John Wadland, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 204, Canada: the land, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project.
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.
Anti-oppression facilitation workbook
This project is the result of a two-day workshop for people engaged in various forms of social activism. The workshop was designed with the purpose to familiarize participants with the principles of anti-oppression education, to train them to facilitate anti-oppression workshops, and to discuss and brainstorm strategies for incorporating anti-racism into everyday life and activism., Facilitation and popular education. Some cultural context. Characteristics of popular education. The role of an effective facilitator. Task and maintenance. What do you need to know to plan a workshop? -- Workshop planning. Naming the moment: Phases and questions. Action/reflection model (The spiral model). Session plan. Key words/definitions -- Activities -- Phase one. Lifeboats description. Name game description. Power flower description. Power flower handout -- Phase two. Body definitions description. Images of power description. Race question sheet description. Race question handout. Unpacking the invisible knapsack description. Unpacking the invisible knapsack handout. Unpacking the invisible knapsack handout revised. A history lesson in racism description. A history lesson in racism handout. Race, class, gender and disabilities and the economic divide description. Race, class, gender and disabilities and the economic divide handout. Race, class, gender and disabilities and the economic divide answer sheet. Newspaper activity description -- Phase three. Oppression tree description -- Phase four. Role play description. Evaluation description. Evaluation handout., By: Zahra Murad., Completed for: Community Race Relations Committee; Supervisor: Davina Bhandar, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 481H: Community-Based Research Project.
To seed or not to seed
Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- Introduction. About the evaluation. Research questions -- Methodology. One-on-one interview questionnaires. Focus group. Open-ended YWCA staff interview -- Observations and analysis. One-on-one interview questionnaires. Focus group. Open-ended YWCA staff interview -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- Appendix., Bethany Or and Gloria Carrion, Completed for: YWCA; Supervising professor: Daniel Powell, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., IDST 422.

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