Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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A cultural history of Lakefield Lift Lock
The purpose of this project is to document the cultural landscape at the Lakefield Lock Station over the nineteenth and early twentieth century. The project will focus on the development of the lumering industry with emphasis on the early construction and infrastrucutre development in Lakefield and surrounding areas along the Trent Severn Waterway., Abstract -- 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 Key research terms. 1.2 Study area. -- 2.0 Literature review. 2.1 Staples theory. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Historical record. 2.4 Local literature -- 3.0 Methods. 3.1 Archival research. 3.2 Interaction with local historians. 3.3 Primary sources. 3.4 Photographs -- 4.0 Results. 4.1 Key settlers. 4.2 Samuel Dickson. 4.3 Samuel Strickland. 4.4 Cavendish. 4.5 Timber trade. 4.6 Mills. 4.7 Strickland mill. 4.8 Perry mill. 4.9 Cavendish mill. 5.0 Herriot mill. 5.1 Dickson mill -- 6.0 Conclusion -- 7.0 Recommendations -- 8.0 Appendix -- 9.0 Bibliography., By Rebecca Williams. --, Completed for: Parks Canada (Trent Severn Waterway Historical Site). Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliography., Geography 4700Y - Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Accessible educational programming for the Canadian Canoe Museum's fur trade exhibit
Abstract -- Introduction -- A word about the museum -- On-going museum objectives -- Project specifications -- Canadian Canoe Museum: Fur trade exhibit plan -- Creating a multi-sensory exhibit -- Methods of communicating information -- Recommended learning objectives -- Exhibit recommendations: Content and presentation -- Summary of recommendations for increased accessibility -- References -- Personal communications -- Internet resources -- Appendices., developed by Lara Newman ; in cooperation with the Canadian Canoe Museum., Includes references and appendices., GEO 470: Research in Human Geography.
An analysis to determine if people living with an intellectual disability are effectively and equally treated in the legal system
The purpose of this research was to determine if there were any deficiencies in the legal system when interacting with individuals living with intellectual disabilities and if the Peterborough legal community would benefit from support from Community Living Peterborough. From the analysis, a list of recommendations was proposed to improve the interaction between these two systems., Abstract -- Key word and definitions -- Introduction -- Methods -- Analysis and discussion -- Recommendations -- Barriers -- Conclusion -- Appendices., Blain Cox, Laurel Hopkins. --, Includes bibliographic references., FRSC 4980 Y: Community-Based Education Research Project.
Arrangement and description of Peterborough's historical hospital records
Since 1885, there have been four Protestant hospitals in Peterborough, Ontario - Moira Hall, Nicholls Hospital, Peterborough Civic Hospital, and Peterborough Regional health Centre (PRHC). The administration records of these hospitals have been collected into the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Archives along with material from independent hospital organizations such as Women's Auxiliary, School of Nursing Alumnae and the Museum and Archives collection., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Ket [sic] research terms -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Conclusion -- Literature cited -- Appendix 1., By Rebecca Lindsay. --, Completed for: Peterborough Museum and Archive. Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliography., Forensics 4890Y: Forensic Community-Based Education Research Project.
Assessment of greenroof management, food production, financial support, and educational programs at academic institutions across North America
Executive summary -- Table of contents -- Introduction to Trent's rooftop garden -- Reseach objectives -- Schools with green roofs -- Schools producing food on campus -- Suggestions for Trent -- Future research -- Summary chart -- Disclaimer -- Inclusive project references -- Appendix., by Kailee Corr. --, Includes bibliographic references., CAST 334H : The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Best practices for an accessible and inclusive community garden
Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review -- 3. Methods -- 4. Results -- 5. Discussion -- 6. Conclusion -- 7. Bibliography -- 8. Appendices., by Kristen Farrell and Amanda Waters., Completed for: YWCA Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Prof. Mark Skinner, Trent University; Trent Centre Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Research in Human Geography.
Breaking it down
Working with the help of tekdesk in Peterborough, Ontario, the purpose of this project was to explore the different threats and security concerns of small businesses and non-profits. The research was done via an analysis of literature on various security concerns pertaining directly to networks and databases., By Paul Volk. --, Completed for: Tekdesk. Course Supervisor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson. Term: Fall-Winter 2011-2012., Includes bibliographic references., FRSC 4890Y.
Burleigh Falls
Introduction -- Settlement -- Logging -- Locks -- Tourism -- Conclusion -- Illustrations and descriptions -- Appendix -- Bibliography., by Emily Alkenbrack., Date of Project Submission: April, 2006., Completed for: Trent-Severn Waterway, Parks Canada; Supervising Professor: Dimitry Anastakis, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and maps., CAST 481.
Common reed (phragmites australis)
Introduction -- Physical characteristics of phragmites australis -- Life history traits of phragmites australis -- Native vs. non-native phragmites -- Phragmites habitat -- Phragmites in the ecological community -- Economical impacts of phragmites -- Management of phragmites -- Community-based stewardship of phragmites -- Predictions for the future -- References -- Appendix -- Important contacts., by Adam Challice . --, Includes: final research report; bibliography; appendix., Completed for: Cameron Proctor at Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 10-12)., ERSC 316H, Community Based Natural Resource Management, Community-based research project.
Community Care Keene service review
Introduction -- Volunteer survey -- Client survey -- Community survey -- Recommendations -- Graphs -- Surveys., by Kim Harding., Includes samples of various related surveys., Date of project submission: April 2002., WMNS 400: Advanced Studies in Feminism and Social Justice.
Community mobilization around the FTAA protest and the role of the KWIC
by Smoki Musaraj., Includes references., Political Studies Honours Thesis.

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