Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Client demographic and community awareness of continuing education at Trent University
The objective of the research is to explore and gain a better understanding of the community's awareness and expectations of the Continuing Education program. The community's perceptions of Continuing Education will be investigated., Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Literature review. The changing face of adult learning. Structural approaches to education. A post-structural perspective on education. Motivations. Barriers. Demographics. Methodology for studying adult and continuing education -- Methodology. Part A. Part B. Limitations -- Results. Part A: Database results. Part B: Survey results -- Discussion. Part A. Part B: Discussion and comparison. Recommendations for future research -- Conclusions and implications -- Appendix A: Graphs -- Appendix B: Charts -- Appendix C: Maps -- References., by Leigh Little, Sarah Fee, and Lauren Cooper. --, Includes: final research report; literature review; appendix; bibliography., Completed for: Karen Maki and Melanie Sedge at Continuing Education Trent University; Supervising Professor: Steven Tufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 44)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research Project.
Climate study for grape growing in the Central Ontario Region
The purpose of this report is to document long term climate data from six weather stations in Central Ontario Region. This information was used to determine the number of frost free days, and the number of growing degree days. Calculating the number of days between the last frost and the first growing will assist in determining which grape varieties are suitable for which microclimate conditions., by Simon Shum. --, Includes: final research report, bibliography., Completed for: Larry Paterson at the Central Ontario Viticulture Association; Supervising Professor: Colin Taylor, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2004., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 440, Research in Physical Geography, Community-based research project.
Collecting and keeping from here to Kerr House
By Martina Plejic., Completed for: Trent University Art Collection; Supervising Professor: Jonathan Bordo, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., CUST 387.
Come cook with us
The Peterborough Health Unit received funding to help subsidize the pre-existing community kitchens and food box programs as well as to initiate the "Come Cook with Us" pilot project. The "Come Cook with Us" project has excellent potential to grow into something that is not just a "band-aid solution" for food insecurity in Peterborough but can reach directly into families' lives and promote positive change in healthy living., by Katelyn Friendship and Jennifer Kennedy. --, Completed for: Kerri Kightley & Carlo Raponi at the Bridge Youth Centre; Superivisor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2006., Includes references., ERST 334H, Environmental Studies, The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
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.
Common site planning initiatives for Abbey Gardens and Peterborough GreenUP
by Karen Fox, Gordon Halsey, Brook Schryer, Guoyun Xie, Kristen Potter, Kristeen McTavish, Matthias Purdon and Dennis Badeen., Date of Project Completion: May 14, 2014., Completed for: Abbey Gardens & Peterborough GreenUP; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes appendices., SUST 5002HW.
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 Gardening in Peterborough: Growing More than Food
By Abby Sparling, Completed for: Nourish; Supervising Professor: Stephanie Rutherford; Trent Community Research Centre, ERST 4830Y - Community-Based Research Project, Community gardening is integral to the creation of sustainable local food systems, providing fresh, healthy, nutritious food, while fostering resilient community spaces. The purpose of this study is to build on existing knowledge about the social benefits of community gardens and explore their application in the context of Peterborough. This research is conducted on behalf of Nourish, a community organization actively working to address food issues. Through this research, the social values of community gardening in Peterborough will help inform Nourish programming, outreach, and future grant proposals. In Peterborough, the unique social benefits experienced by community gardeners revealed a health-conscious orientation, supported by evidence of social cohesion and enhanced food security.
Community Gardening in Peterborough: Growing More than Food [poster]
By Abby Sparling, Completed for: Nourish; Supervising Professor: Stephanie Rutherford; Trent Community Research Centre, ERST 4830Y - Community-Based Research Project
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm tour
by Paola Hernandez., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Completed for: Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) - Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Dr. Tom Hutchinson; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., ERST 4830Y.
Community assessment of services of battered women in rural central Ontario
Introduction -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Findings -- Discussions -- Recommendations -- References -- Appendix., Kazuyo Deguchi. --, Includes questionnaire., Includes recommendations., Includes bibliographic references., Sociology 490 - Reading Course.

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