Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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industrialization of farming
The industrialization of farming refers to the transformation whereby farms have become larger-scale, declined in number, and integrated more directly into production and marketing relationships with processors through vertical integrations. This project examines the implications of industrialized farming, including employment, crop quality, environmental impacts, and commodification of water., By: Alice Bickle, Jennie Cartwright and Janal Ingram. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Rachel Gurofsky at OPIRG; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 15-16)., CAST 334H, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project.
Youth-at-risk
The goal of this project was to compile information about programs and resources available to Jamaican youth-at-risk. The project provided a resource binder including information from the websites of various organizations working in Jamaica, in Canada, and internationally., by Kelly Pritchard. --, Includes: list of sources, resource binder, project overview report., Completed for: Marisa Kaczmarczyk at Jamaica Self-Help; Supervising professor: David Morrison, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 370, International Development Studies, Community-based research project.
Workshop report
Karine Rogers, Erica Franklin, Amanda Harrison., Date of project submission: April, 2003., Completed for: OPIRG; Supervising Professor: Marg McGraw, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references., WMST 387H, Community-Based Research Project.
Victimization of young women
Abstract -- Keywords and definitions -- Introduction -- Methods -- High risk youth -- Health issues -- Violence -- Social status -- Recommendations -- Acknowledgements -- References., by Alice Czitrom., Completed for: Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service, The Victim Services Unit; Supervising Professor: Joanna Freeland, Trent University; Course Coordinator: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Completion Date: April 2010., Includes bibliographical references., FRSC 4980, Community-Based Education.
VIP : Values, Influences, Peers
by Shirin Nuesslein and Nika Farahani., Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Completed for: Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre of Community-Based Education., IDST 4200Y.
Trent Vegetable Gardens' ecological irrigation project
Aimee Blyth, the coordinator of Trent Vegetable gardens and student volunteers, are currently collecting rainwater in barrels to irrigate a small 1 acre garden at Trent University. Using this method, they do not collect enough water to irrigate the garden during periods without rain., Section 1: Introduction. Purpose. Importance of ecological irrigation. The current irrigation situation. About ecological irrigation. Key research goals. Major research findings -- Section 2: Water requirements -- Section 3: Options: Securing an adequate supply of water. Rainwater harvesting. Table 1: Average summer rainfall. Well water. Otonabee River. Pond -- Section 4: Options: Pumping water. Windmill pumping systems. Solar pumping systems. Sling pumping. Treadle pumping. Traditional diesel pump powered by vegetable oil -- Section 5: Options: Distribution. Drip irrigation. Pressurized drip irrigation. Gravity drip irrigation -- Section 6: Summary of research findings and recommendations. Water requirements. Securing an adequate supply of water. Pumping water. Distribution. Table 2: Estimated costs, major advantages, and major disadvantages of water options. Table 2: Continued. Table 3: Estimated costs, major advantages and major disadvantages of pumping options. Table 3: Continued. Table 4: Estimated costs, major advantages and major disadvantages of distribution options. Recommendations -- Section 7: References -- Appendices., by: Ryan Ogilvie and Bryce Sharpe., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for Trent Vegetable Gardens; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references and appendices., ERST 334H, Environmental Resource Studies Department.
Tourist sites and new media
This report explores four important tourist sites within the City and County of Peterborough. A new website is being designed by the County of Peterborough called Trip-Click where tourists can create their own self guided tour of the area., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- List of figures -- List of appendices -- 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 Description. 1.2 Purpose. 1.3 Research objectives and questions. 1.4 Study area. 1.5 Structure of report -- 2.0 Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Geography of tourism. 2.3 Cultural geography. 2.4 Historical geography. 2.5 Military significance in Peterborough. 2.6 Changing trends in transportation in Peterborough. 2.7 New media -- 3.0 Methodology. 3.1 Overview of research. 3.2 Data collection. 3.3 Data organization. 3.4 Data analysis. 3.5 Essays. 3.6 Narratives. 3.7 Website -- 4.0 Analysis. 4.1 Thematic analysis. 4.2 Textual analysis -- 5.0 Results. 5.1 Map of tourist sites. 5.2 F-86 Mark 5 Sabre Jet. 5.3 Peterborough War Memorial. 5.4 James A. Gifford causeway. 5.5 Historic Chemong portage -- 6.0 Narratives. 6.1 F-86 Mark 5 Sabre Jet. 6.2 Peterborough War Memorial. 6.3 James A. Gifford causeway. 6.4 Historic Chemong portage -- 7.0 Discussion -- 8.0 Conclusion. 8.1 Summary. 8.2 Limitations of research. 8.3 Future research -- 9.0 Bibliography -- 10.0 Appendices. Appendix A: Map of the County of Peterborough. Appendix B: Map of Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield Township. Appendix C: Map of the City of Peterborough. Appendix D: Research proposal/project agreement. Appendix E: Knowledge in Action Forum poster. Appendix F: Ethics proposal. Appendix G: Transcription of interviews. Appendix H: Map of Historic Chemong portage., by Allison Bradbeer and Krista Bucholtz., Date of Project Submission: April, 2010., Completed for: County of Peterborough; Supervising Prof. Heather Nicol & Prof. Mark Skinner, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references and appendices., GEOG 4700: Research in Human Geography.
Too much food going to waste
Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Section 1: Introduction -- Section 2: Literature review -- Section 3: Research methods -- Section 4: Results -- Section 5: Discussion -- Section 6: Conclusion/recommendation -- References -- Appendices., by Cristina Pinto., Date of project submission: April 2005., Completed for: The Canadian Mental Health Association; Supervising Professors: Susan Wurtele and Steven Tufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography.
The social construction of Peter Gzowski
by Brittany Lutes., Date of Project Completion: April 2014., Completed for: Peter Gzowski College; Supervising Professor: Jim Conley; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., SOCI 4570Y.
The legacy and history of a community organization
by Judith Mintz., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Beckie Evans at the Peterborough Family Resource Centre; Supervisor: Jim Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., CAST 477.
The history of a young non-profit
Preface -- Introduction -- Methodology and definition -- Research questions -- Brief history of The Seasoned Spoon -- Background information on similar organizations -- Institutional memory at The Seasoned Spoon -- Suggestions for The Seasoned Spoon -- Conclusion -- Bibliography., by Rebecca Anderson., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Sylvia Dick at the Seasoned Spoon; Supervisor: Jim Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., CAST 477.
The emerging Internet
by Jim Brisimitzis and Paul Kirchner., "Completed for: COIN Inc. Research Committee, Professor Kevin Edwards, Trent University.", ADMN

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