Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Alternative negotiation methods
This project explores methods of negotiation. It begins with a description of the pros and cons of traditional bargaining, stressing that the drive to win in such a process tends to lead to aggression. The author goes on to describe several alternative methods of negotiation, focusing on Interest-Based Bargaining, a method of negotiation that encourages open discussion and mutual co-operation based on the development of trust between the negotiation partners., Traditional bargaining -- Alternative based negotiations -- Positions and interests -- How all the units in a collective agreement come together -- Interested based negotiation -- Trust is key -- Four areas of development in IBB -- The first step: "Issues" -- The second step: "Interests" -- Debono's six hats -- The third step: "Brainstorming" -- The fourth stage: "Solution" -- The disadvantages of IBB -- Impressions -- My own opinion regarding IBB and traditional bargaining -- Bibliography., by Jennifer L. Brown. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: United Way and the Peterborough District Labour Council; Professor Ted Crabtree, Trent University; Trent-Centre for community-based education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 31)., ADMN 483H, Business Administration, Community-based research project.
Rainbow Prairie Tallgrass feasibility study
The Tallgrass Prairie Restoration Site is run by the Kenny family in Bailieboro, Ontario, located approximately twenty minutes outside of Peterborough. The site began in 1995, with the goal of restoring Tallgrass prairie to the area, and now is a twenty-acre portion of the Kenny family farm. A feasibility study was conducted to determine the feasibility of school field trips to the Restoration site. Ideas were also presented to include in the creation of a curriculum kit which could be used in conjunction with field trips to this site., Sections include: Overall introduction ; Literature review ; Elementary report ; Elementary appendix ; Elementary curriculum kit ; Secondary report ; Secondary Curriculum ; Secondary Appendix., by Laura Patterson, Alison Pechlof, Sarah Whitney, and Nichole Yarrow. --, Includes: Final research report; Literature review; Appendix., Completed for: Tony & Heather Kenny at the Tallgrass Prairie Land Restoration Site; Supervising Professor: StevenTufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Appendices include, brochure: A landowner's guide for restoring Central Ontario's Rice Lake Plains Tallgrass Prairie; second edition produced by the Peterborough County Stewardship Council and the Nature Conservancy of Canada through the Rice Lake Plains Joint Initiative., Includes bibliographic references (p. 213-217)., GEOG 470, Research in Human 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.
Cultural heritage inventory of Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan Township
This report is part of a database that will be used to signify the importance of heritage in the Kawartha regions. The township of Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan was surveyed and documented concerning its cultural and natural heritage., 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 What is heritage? 2.3 Heritage value. 2.4 Heritage conservation. 2.5 Heritage designation. 2.6 Displaying and promoting heritage data. 2.7 Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan Township. 2.8 Conclusion -- 3. Definition of terms and methodology. 3.1 Key research terms. 3.2 Methodology -- 4. Results -- 5. Analysis of data. 5.1 Pattern analysis. 5.2 Discussion -- 6. Future applications. 6.1 Fieldwork. 6.2 Heritage inventory -- 7. Conclusion -- 8. References -- 9. Appendix., Erica Springate, Sasha Sztajdocher. --, Prepared for: Steven Tufts, Trent University; Carol Andrews, Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Trent Centre for Community-based education., [Date of project completion]: April 4th, 2007., Includes 2 page brochure: "Cultural heritage inventory, getting started. Kawartha Heritage Conservancy.", Includes bibliographic references (p. 39-41)., Geography 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
Natural Blends trainee program
The report discusses an evaluation of the training program used for the Natural Blends Cafe. It was requested by the management staff in order to ascertain how the training program had impacted the lives of the participants., Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Evaluation -- Results -- Discussion of results -- Recommendations -- Abbreviations -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D., by Jenny Delumo and Sarah MacKinnon. --, Includes: Evaluation report., Completed for: Dianne Woodruff at Natural Blends Cafe Trainee Program; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., IDST 422, International Development Studies, Community-based research project
Spaces of racism
The study aimed to create a survey instrument, Spaces of Racism, and to test it on a sample audience. The study was based on Trent, Peterborough and Canada's official stance on multiculturalism., Section 1: Background -- Section 2: The study -- Section 3: Data collection -- Section 4: Analysis -- Section 5: Future study and recommendations -- Section 6: Conclusions and final remarks -- Section 7: Bibliography -- Section 8: Appendices., by Syed Khalid Hussan and Andres Salazar. --, Includes: Final research project, bibliography, appendices., Completed for: Caroline Archambault at Community Race Relations Committee; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Cente for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 422, Assessment of Development Projects, Community-based research project.
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.
Monitoring the effects of acid pulse during spring thaw on the water systems of Haliburton Forest
The primary purpose of this project was to measure the extent of acid and polluting pulses during spring thaw in four lakes in the Haliburton Forest, each impacted differently. The secondary purpose of the project was to recommend a monitoring program because by using the collected and analyzed data predictions can be made of the effects of acid pulse on aquatic life and habitat., Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Recommendations for monitoring -- References -- Appendix I: Location of lakes in the Haliburton Forest -- Appendix II: Volumes of the four study lakes -- Appendix III: Sampling sites for Clear, Macdonald, Havelock and Stocking -- Appendix IV: Raw data tables., by Charlotte Sharkey. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve; Professor Tom Hutchinson, Trent University; Trent-Centre for Community-based education., Date of project completion: April 2001., CAST 381, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project.
SoupFest for The United Way
This recipe collection showcases a variety of soup recipes from different community restaurants that have been involved with SoupFest., Welcome -- Buying locally and organically in Peterborough -- Making stock -- Vegan and vegetarian substitutions -- BE Catering / Butternut squash and sweet potato soup -- The Black Horse Pub / Curried yam bisque -- Brio Gusto / Roasted pear and fennel soup -- Holiday Inn / Sweet potato and soup apple soup -- Kenner Collegiate / Beef barley soup -- Natural Blends Cafe / Cafe carrot soup -- Olde Stone / Mom's tomato soup -- Ritz Market Deli / Butternut squash and apple soup -- Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School / Chicken tortellini soup -- 2 Go Foods / Potato and leek soup., by Steph Mitchell and Meghan Ritchie. --, Includes: recipe collection., Completed for: Tammy Rogers at Peterborough Social Planning Council; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2007., ERST 334H.
Applying a planning framework and GIS to the ambulance location problem in the County of Peterborough, Ontario
Abstract -- Introduction -- Methodlogy -- History -- Supply -- Demand -- Impacts -- Planning -- Bibliography -- Appendix I: GIS maps -- Appendix II: ARIS data summary., by Trevor James Rodie. --, Prepared for: Prof. John Marsh., Appendix I: GIS maps ; appendix II: ARIS data summary ; tables and figures., Includes bibliographic references (p. 22)., Geography 470: Research in Human Geography.
Strategic audit report
The purpose of this paper was to perform a SWOT analysis of the Peterborough Tai Chi Association, analyzing their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. The authors recommended short-term and long-term strategies for dealing with current problems including increasing rental costs and decreasing membership., Executive summary -- Background of Peterborough Tai Chi Association -- Current strategies -- Assessment of current strategies -- Results from the SWOT analysis -- Strategy information -- Defining three strategies -- Analysis of three strategies -- Our recommendations -- Implementation of the recommended strategy -- Conclusion -- Appendix., by Geasuddin Ahmed ... [et al.]. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Peterborough Tai Chi Association; Supervising Professor: Bruce Ahlstrand, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2005., This document was submitted by G6 Consulting Group Members: Geasuddin Ahmed, Ayanna Whitehall, Celena Li, Ling Yu, Li Yu, Chen-Wei Wang., ADMN 400, Business Administration; Community-based research project.
Qualitative content analysis of GirlSpoken submissions
This report is part of the ongoing process of creating an anthology called GirlSpoken written by girls and young women for girls and young women. The authors took part in the process of soliciting submissions, leading creative workshops, and performing a qualitative content analysis of the submissions received. Working from a feminist, anti-oppressive framework, they analyzed the themes present in all the submissions., by Elizabeth Brockest and Tiina Kivinen. --, Includes: final analytical report., Completed for: Heather Holland at GirlSpoken; Supervising Professor: Colleen O'Manique, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2005., WMST 382, Women's Studies, Community-based research project.

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