Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Land stewardship
by Tim Desson., ERST 383.
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.
School program coordination
PALS is an after school program initiated by the Trent University Concurrent Education department for students Grades 4 to 8 in the Peterborough area. Recently PALS was in partnership with Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) to coordinate a field trip (to Camp Kawartha) to learn about global environmental issues., by Lisa Tsumura. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., ERST 383: Community-Based Research.
Growing food security in Peterborough, Ontario
Introduction -- Case studies. 1. Toronto urban farm. 2. Farmstart McVean New Farmers project. 3. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School edible school yard project. 4. The Stop. 5. Kinsman Neighbourhood Farm. 6. Ohio City farm. 7. Growing Power projects -- General themes in literature. Urban agriculture. Land selection. Funding. Infrastructure and resources. Labour recruitment. Partnerships. The role of schools. Guiding principles -- A potential Peterborough project: Partnerships with Fleming College and Trent University -- Other projects -- Works cited., C. Mondoux & A. Griffith. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Women in politics
by Chelsea DesRochers., Date of Project Completion: April 2014., Completed for: YWCA; Supervising Professor: Nadine Changfoot; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., POST 4870Y.
Analyzing demographics in comparison with early childhood development
The report "analyzing demographics in comparison with early childhood development" [sic] main focus is to see what correlations exist between neighbourhood income levels and school readiness as measured by EDI (early development instrument)., Definitions of terms -- Introduction -- Definition of problem -- Background information/research -- Client information -- Objectives -- Services -- Benefits of services -- Resources -- Study site -- Data acquisition -- Data preprocessing -- Methodology description -- Results -- Conclusion -- Limitations and recommendations., Craig Buchinski. --, Includes bibliographic references (p. 46-47)., GEOG402: Thesis.
Bridging the gaps
The primary purpose of this research project was to assess the effectiveness of programs and services currently offered by or in cooperation with the NCCP as well as to determine what services or programs, if any, are needed but are not in place., Introduction -- Introduction to the New Canadians Centre Peterborough -- Research questions and methodology -- Findings and recommendations. i) Awareness of services and programs ii) Specific services and their limitations iii) Other issues -- Broad recommendations -- Conclusion -- Appendices., by Lindsay Adams ; Christina Dahl ; Sarah Lord. --, Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Carmela Valles at the New Canadians Centre ; supervising Professor: Margaret Hobbs, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2005., Women's Studies, WMST 400 - Advanced studies in feminism.
Lakefield Lock and embankment cultural landscape project
Introduction -- Literature review and methods -- Settlers and key actors -- Construction and history at Lakefield. Dam, lock and canal. Lawsuits -- Industry at Lakefield. Mills. Lumber. Other -- Conclusions -- Appendix -- Glossary of terms -- Bibliography., by Ashley Wauthier and Chris Pavlos., Date of Project Submission: April, 2010., Completed for Trent-Severn Waterway, Parks Canada; Supervising Professor: Prof. Heather Nicol, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEOG 4700, Research in Human Geography.
Making the Canadian Canoe Museum accessible
Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- 1. The site -- 2. Entrances -- 3. The lobby - 4. Horizontal access -- 5. Vertical access -- 6. Recreation areas -- 7. Displays -- 8. Gift shop -- 9. Washrooms -- 10. The visually impaired and blind -- 11. The hearing impaired -- 12. Future considerations -- Appendices -- Photos -- Local agencies -- Bibliography., by Tyler Schaefer., CAST/HIS 300: Canada: communities and identities.
Ecotourism possibilities for seniors at the Kawartha Highlands Signature Site
This report focuses on the ecotourism possibilities for seniors within the new Kawartha Highlands Signature Site. The for this research is to see if there is a demand for certain activities for seniors at this location., Abstract -- Introduction -- Seniors: A growing population -- Kawartha Highlands Signature Site -- Conducted research (survey) -- Results -- General recommendations -- References -- Appendix., A research project by Jodi Anderson. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
ORCA community based research project
Introduction -- Purpose -- Scope -- Technical barriers. Water quality. Best management practices. Legislation and application. Professional advice -- Poor planning and installation. Perched crossings. Shallow water depth. Undersized crossing -- Indicators of stream crossing concern. Debris accumulation. Low flow. Unnatural bed materials. Scourng and erosion. High flow. Ponding -- Best Management Practices (BMP) for streams and small scale-stream crossings. Seasonal construction windows. Prevent deleterious substances from entering streams. Erosion and sediment control. Riparian zone protection. Cattle mitigation. Crossing maintenance -- Types of stream crossings. Low level crossings. Raised crossings. Culverts -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix. Obtaining approvals: Information requirements. Common consequence of poor stream crossings., by Joshua Quaite and Lewis White., Completed for: Otonabee Regional Conservation Authority; Supervising Professor: Jim Stinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references., ERSC 3160H: Community-Based Natural Resource Management.
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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