Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection


Land search and purchase by conservation organization
This project summarizes the behind the scenes effort that goes into pursuing land for possible purchase by a conservation organization., Reflection of project -- Chain of title (North Kawartha) -- Recent of documentation (North Kawartha) -- Chain of title (South Monaghan) -- Chain of title (Dummer) -- Recent Documentation (North Monaghan) -- Tax incentive programs for properties of interest -- Research placement agreement -- Peterborough County official plan -- Chain of titles (Manvers) -- Tax information (North Kawartha) -- Assessment information -- Time outline., by Pam Ruttan. --, Includes: Final Reserach Report., Completed for: Carol Andrews at Kawartha Heritage Conservancy ; supervising Professor: Ian Attridge, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2007., Environmental & Resource Studies ERST 425H - Advanced environmental law.
Historical place names
This research project examines three study areas in the Peterborough County, Curve Lake First Nation, and two municipalities of North Kawartha and Galway-Harvey and Cavendish. The main focus of this project was to examine the names of water bodies and some land forms in the three study areas., Abstract -- Introduction -- Literature review. 1. Introduction. 2. Background information. 3. Sense of place. 4. Brief history of the settlement of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough County. 5. Aboriginal peoples role in place names. 6. How places are names. 7. Types of place name studies. 8. How to conduct place names research. 9. Trends in place name research. 10. Ontario place names studies. 11. Conclusion -- Methods -- Results. Curve Lake First Nation. North Kawartha. Cavendish, Galway-Harvey. Cumulative analysis -- Discussion. Individual trends. Cumulative trends -- Conclusion -- Appendix. Curve Lake First Nation. North Kawartha. Cavendish, Galway-Harvey., By: Ellery Leitch, Subitha Premkumar & Kathleen Watt. --, Includes: bibliography and appendices., Completed for: Leora Berman at the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervisor Alan Brunger, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2008., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Photo-mapping of the urban fringe
This project examines current development pressures on areas in the rural-urban fringe within Cavan Monaghan Township. A selection of photographs were taken within the villages of Millbrook, Cavan and Fraserville in an effort to document the visual character of the township prior to future development., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Cultural geography. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Rural geography. 2.4 Development pressures on the rural-urban fringe. 2.5 Development pressure in Cavan Monaghan Township. 2.6 Similar projects -- 3. Profile of study area. 3.1 Cavan Monaghan Township. 3.2 Millbrook. 3.3 Cavan. 3.4 Fraserville -- 4. Methodology. 4.1 Planning stages. 4.2 Data collection: In-field and interviews. 4.3 Data organization. 4.4 Data analysis -- 5. Results. 5.1 Millbrook. 5.2 Cavan. 5.3 Fraserville -- 6. Discussion. 7. Conclusion. 7.1 Summary. 7.2 Limitations. 7.3 Recommendations. 7.4 Concluding remarks -- 8. References -- 9. Appendix., Cora Tinney & Nicole Urbanowicz. --, Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700Y: Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Mississauga River recreation corridor feasibility study
Mason Lampert. --, Client: Ian Attridge, Dept. of Geography, Trent University, 2000-01, G0470., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 470: Seminar in Human Geography.
Oral histories of new Canadians
by Ayesha Barmania., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: The New Canadians Centre ; Supervising Professor: Jacqueline Solway ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 3700Y.
Greening the schoolyard
The schoolyard plays an important role in the healthy development of students and is a space that can be used not only for academic learning, but also for fostering a sense of community. 'Greening' or building natural environments in schoolyards can enhance the overall educational experience of the child, and may even have an impact later in in their adult life., 1. Introduction. 1.1 Purpose of the project. 1.2 Key research terms. 1.3 Study area -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Relevant geographical issues and debates. 2.2 Benefits of schoolyards and gardening programmes. 2.3 Lessons on how to establish green schoolyard programmes. 2.4 Challenges. 2.5 Conclusion -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Partcipants. 3.2 Materials. 3.3 Procedure. 3.4 Surveys -- 4. Results and discussion. 4.1 Challenges. 4.2 Student survey. 4.3 Staff survey. 4.4 Parent survey. 4.5 Community survey. 4.6 Focus group. 4.7 The 'Ten Year Green Schoolyard Plan' -- 5. Conclusion. 5.1 Summary of key findings. 5.2 Research limitations. 5.3 Suggestions for the future. 5.4 Final summation -- 6. References -- 7. Appendices., Completed for: R.F. Downey Public School. Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Research in Human Geography.
Dissecting a doctor's ledgers two centuries later
The research project centered around Dr. John Hutchison's business ledgers from the 1800's [sic]. Using these original documents an analysis of the doctors income during some of the most comprehensive years will be accomplished. In order to analyze the income and equivalents the ledgers will first have to have the formatting changed to allow for separation and manipulation of the data., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Key definitions -- Discussion -- Conclusion., Completed for: Hutchison House Museum; Supervising Professor: Joanna Freeland, Trent University; Course Coordinator: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Enclosed CD Contains: Appendices, Photographs of Original Ledgers, Transcription of Original Ledgers, Resources and References, 19th Century Medical Terminology., FRSC 4980 Community-Based Education.
Impact of the Community Service Order Program
by Adam Bala-Gaye & Nicolas Valverde., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Community Counselling and Resource Centre ; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes appendices., IDST 4220Y.
Discover our trails!
Kate Johnson. --, CDS 387.
Trent University community garden project
The primary purpose of this project was to represent research that can help to develop a community garden on Symons Campus at Trent University. The secondary purpose was to hopefully initiate many new traditions at the university and open the garden to the entire community., 1. Introduction -- 2. History of community gardens efforts at Trent University. 1.1 Location, format and status. 1.2 What can be learned from the past? -- 3. Community gardens in the Peterborough Region. 3.1 The role of the YWCA-Direct support. 3.2 Community gardens not affiliated with the YWCA. 3.3 Related educational and community development programs. 3.4 Factors contributing to success -- 4. Select community gardens outside of Peterborough. 4.1 City Farmer: Vancouver. 4.2 Montreal Community Gardens. 4.3 FoodShare: Toronto. 4.4 Strathcona Community Gardens. 4.5 Community gardens in university settings -- 5. Ecological management techniques. 5.1 Companion planting as a method for pest control. 5.2 Soil maintenance. 5.3 Heritage seed varieties -- 6. Conclusion., By: Anna Sandilands and Christina Dance. --, Date of project submission: February 26, 2001., Includes works cited., ERST 383H: Community Based Research Project.
The implementation of an Ontario turtle DNA archive at Trent University
Seven of the eight turtle species in Ontario are classified as 'at risk' with two, the spotted and the wood turtle, classified as endangered. This undoubtedly high number of calls for conservation action to be implemented to ensure the survival of the turtle race as a whole to continue its existence in the province of Ontario., Executive summary of project -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Results: Literature review summary -- Results: Sampling kits -- Application -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Appendix 1: Contact list -- Appendix 2: Literature review -- Appendix 3: Glossary of key terms., By: Sarah Lippert., Completed for: Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre; Supervising Professor: Joanne Freeland, Trent University; Course Coordinator: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., FRSC 4980: Community-Based Education.
Affordable housing in Peterborough County
by Marisa Barnhart. --, A Trent Centre for community based education project., Includes bibliographic references (p. 41-43)., CAST 381: Community-Based Research Project.


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