Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

Evaluation report
Acronyms -- Executive summary -- 1.0 Description and purpose of the evaluation -- 2.0 Background information and discussion. 2.1 New Canadian Employment Initiative Program (NCEI). 2.2 Program clients. 2.3 Work placement. 2.4 COIN partnership. 2.4.1 COIN Food Services. 2.4.2 TEKdesk. 2.5 Work placement administration -- 3.0 Evaluation methodology -- 3.1 Design of the evaluation -- 3.1.1 Results based management -- 3.1.2 The RBM framework -- 3.1.3 Limitations of the RBM approach -- 3.2 Background research -- 3.3 Data collection procedure -- 3.4 Implementation measure -- 4.0 Data presentation and analysis. 4.1 Preliminary survey findings. 4.2 Finding from the focus group discussion. 4.3 Finding from the interview. 4.4 Unintended outcomes. 4.5 Analysis of evaluation findings -- Conclusion -- Recommendations -- Appendixes., by Obasesam Okoi and Leonard Kireti., Completed for: Carmela Valles at the New Canadians Centre; Supervisor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre from Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 422.
Greasing the wheels
by Sarah Bailey. --, Includes bibliography., Completed for: Fisher Gauge Industrial History Learning Centre, Professor Marg McGraw, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references., WMST 387 - Immigrant Women in Canada.
Natural Blends Cafe
by Morgan, E. and Foster, N. --, Includes bibliography., Includes appendices and references., NURS 300: Nursing concepts and community health care.
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
Older Worker Stories
This report presents the main results from the qualitative and exploratory study of the sustainability of manufacturing and health care workers 55+ in the Peterborough area during 2010. The purpose of the study was to identify and investigate labour market challenges and opportunities confronted by workers at the back end of their careers when work-time is extending, responsibilities are piling up, the public pension is under revision and the job market is under pressure., Introduction and executive summary -- Presentation of results and next steps. Contribution: Bailey. Health: Reker and Coughlan. Work/Life balance: Law. Care giving: Struthers. Retirement and pensions: Struthers. Training and education upgrading: Law -- Attachment 1: Findings with supporting material. Contribution: Bailey. Health: Reker. Work/Life balance: Law. Care giving: Struthers. Pensions and retirement: Struthers. Training and education: Law -- Attachment 2: Facilitation session with Peterborough seniors. Contribution. Health. Pensions and care giving. Work/Life balance and knowledge needs., Submitted by Trent Applied Social Research Laboratory. --
Older Workers Project: Employer Experiences
This report presents the main results from the qualitative and exploratory study of Employer experiences of the aging workforce in the manufacturing and health care sectors in the Peterborough area during 2010-11. The purpose of the study was to identify the challenges and opportunities confronted by organizations employing older workers, and navigating the challenges of a labour pool with a high average age relative to other parts of Ontario and similar communities across Canada., Introduction and executive summary. Project organization. Method. Summary of key findings and policy directions -- Succession planning: Kim Bates. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions. Research directions -- Inter-generational realtions: Alan Law. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions: Firm level. Policy directions: Civic level. Further research -- Health and safety: Tarun Dewar and Alan Law. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions. Research directions -- Pensions: Alan Law and Kim Bates. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions. Research directions., Submitted by: Trent Applied Social Research Laboratory. --
Ontario Disability Support Program and The Natural Blends Cafe trainee program
The research paper contains both the results of an evaluation of the Natural Blends Cafe training program and a discussion of the impacts of the Provincial Government's social policies on the program., Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Dianne Woodruff at Natural Blends Cafe Trainee Program; Supervising Professor: Jim Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of submission: March 2004., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 477, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project
Peterborough
by Adam Ruck., Prepared for: The Youth Career Centre, the T.C.C.B.C. and Geography 470., Includes bibliography., Geography 470: Research in Human Geography.
barriers between employers of the City of Peterborough and people with learning disabilities in obtaining jobs
The purpose of the present study was to discover if employers in the City of Peterborough were willing or reluctant to hire people with learning exceptionalities, as well as breakdown the barriers that exist., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Literature review. 2.1 Terminology. 2.2 Geographies of disability. 2.3 Studies in the geographies of intellectual and developmental disabilties. 2.4 Employment and the intellectually disabled in Canada -- Chapter 3: Methodological review -- Chapter 4: Results -- Chapter 5: Discussion. 5.1 Willingness v. Reluctance. 5.2 Barriers. 5.3 Limitations. 5.4 Future research -- Chapter 6: Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Appendix E., Includes: Bibliography and Appendices., Completed for: Jenny Nelson & Linda Slavin at COIN ; Supervisor: Alan Brunger, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of submission: April 2008., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
journey to work
This study examines the "journey to work" of Quaker Oats employees in the years, 1903, 1925, 1950. It primarily focuses on the "journey to work" of women but does not exclude to the"journey to work" of men., prepared by Jennifer Ray-Horvath. --, Includes: Literature Review ; Final Research Report ; Bibliography., Includes partial lists of names of female employees for the inclusive dates., Completed for: JoEllen Brydon at Fisher Die Cast ; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2004., GEOG 470 - Research in Human Geography.

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