Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection


Looking back
Section 1: Reflection paper ; Section 2: 4th Line Theatre Package ; Section 3: Project forms and documentation., reflective paper and project submission produced by Johann Ramsaran., Date of project submission: April 2005., This paper outlines the process of collecting and critically examining the community response to rural one-room school closures in the Peterborough/Cavan region during the late fifties and well into the sixties. To gather reactions the author conducted a comprehensive literature of local histories, conducted interviews of past pupils and teachers of local one-room schools, the examination of post-war education theory an policy., The package includes: literature review ; final research report ; bibliography ; electronic copy of slideshow presentation ; interviews and transcripts., "School photos from CB&B Historical Society.", GEO470: Research in Human Geography.
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.
Recommendations for the future use of the Hope Mill as a tourist attraction and public programming ideas through the comparison of other historic mills
This research was conducted under the request of the Hope Mill Restoration Committee, Otonabee Conservation Foundation. The reason such research was needed was to find ways to return the Hope Mill to a fully operational site, as well as promoting it as a tourist attraction., Abstract -- Introduction to case study area -- Aims and objectives of Hope Mill restoration project -- Aims and objectives of research -- Definitions -- Research methods -- Non-operational mills in Southern Ontario -- Operational mills in Southern Ontario -- Future suggestions for the operation of the Hope Mill -- Problems with research -- Conclusions -- Figure 1: Map of the Hope Mill Conservation Area -- Figure 2: Map of the location of historic mills in Southern Ontario -- Photographs of the Hope Mill -- References -- Special thanks., By Crystal Martin. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
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. --
Rural heritage tours of Peterborough County
The purpose of this research project was to assemble the information needed for the TVA to offer two tours (one for adults, one for students) of the rural heritage of Peterborough County. In order to address these goals and to develop an effective fieldtrip, an analysis of literature that was relevant to the research topic was required in the form of a literature review., I. Abstract -- II. Research objective -- III. Literature review. Introduction. Historical and cultural geographies. The study area. Activity-based learning. Methods. Conclusion -- IV. Methodology. Site selection criteria. Field trip development. Education kit development -- V. Results. Education kit. Adult tour -- VI. Conclusions and recommendations -- VII. References. Literature review. Methods. Township books -- VIII. Appendices. 1. Grade 7/8 curriculum. 2. CORTS theme listing and site identification chart. 3. Fieldtrip package. 4. Fieldtrip map. 5. Photographs. 6. Answer key for Activity #4., by Stephanie Attley. --, Includes: literature review, final research report, bibliography, curriculum., Completed for: John Marsh at the Trent Valley Archives; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
connection between canoe building and canoe culture in Peterborough County, Ontario, Canada and the regions of Suffolk County, Massachusetts and Oxford County, Maine, U.S.A
The purpose of this project was to aid the Trent Valley Archives in conducting research using certain aspects of the Gerry Stephenson canoe history fonds in order to determine what the contents can tell us about canoe building and canoe culture; and whether a short history can be published highlighting any links between canoe building and canoe culture in Peterborough, Ontario and the region of Oxford in Maine, U.S.A., Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Section 1: Introduction. Literature review. Canoe culture. Canoe building. Study area. Cultural geography. Methodology sources -- Section 2: Research methods. Limitations -- Section 3: Discussion. History of canoe building/canoe culture. How canoe culture spread. Who is George Stephenson? -- Section 4: Conclusion. Summary of recommendations -- Section 6 [sic]: Bibliography -- Appendices. 1. Rough outline of Robertson and Stephenson family trees. 2. Map showing Suffolk County, Massachusetts. 3. Map showing Peterborough County. 4. Map showing Oxford County, Maine. 5. Map showing the study regions., By Kimberley Chapelle. --, Includes: literature review; preliminary research report; bibliography., Completed for: Trent Valley Archives; Supervising Professors: Susan Wurtele and Steven Tufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references (p. 30-33)., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
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.


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