Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Survey and marketing analysis of Peterborough area educators
Due to school board amalgamation three years ago, the Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre lost its funding from the Peterborough Board of Education. Since this time, the Centre has been struggling to maintain bookings by area schools., 1. Abstract -- 2. Introduction -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Orientation. 3.2 Research method selection. 3.3 Survey compilation. 3.4 Study area selection. 3.5 Sample selection. 3.6 Survey approval. 3.7 Survey distribution and retrieval. 3.8 Data analysis. 3.9 Compilation of final report -- 4. Results. 4.1 Response analysis by site. 4.2 Contingency tables. 4.3 Code frame development tables. 4.4 Rating scale: Question #18. 4.5 Rating scale: Question #20. 4.6 Pie charts -- 5. Discussion. 5.1 Discussion for individual questions. 5.2 Marketing analysis. 5.2.1 Advertising. 5.2.2 Educational justification. 5.2.3 Presentations. 5.2.4 Correspondence. 5.2.5 Open houses -- 6. Conclusion -- 7. Appendices. 7.1 Accompanying letter. 7.2 Survey 7.3 Map of study area. 7.4 Map of Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre -- 8. References., prepared by Mary-Kate Christopher. --, Prepared for: Jacob Rodenburg, Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre., Geography: Honours Thesis.
The Greater Peterborough Area community vitality indicator project
The collaborative work undertaken constitutes preliminary research to determine the availability of data and information to successfully carry out a Vital Sign report for the Greater Peterborough Area. The goal of this report is to survey the amount and types of relevant information and data that is available for both the city and county of Peterborough., Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- Acronyms -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Review of literature -- Methodology -- Findings -- Reservations about participation in a vital signs report -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- To proceed or not to proceed -- Bibliography -- Appendices., Melissa Chung, Jesse Barke Doka, Emma McNamara and Julia Robinson. --, Includes bibliographic references., IDST 4220Y: Assessment of Development Projects.
Sustainable food sourcing
Locally sourced food is a more sustainable, more ecologically friendly alternative to mainstream methods such as buying through a large scale food distribution wholesaler. Accessing local producers affords the buyer a greater degree of power over how their produce is grown, harvested, stored and transported and so on. When interacting with a producer, buyers have options; they may purchase food once its harvested, at a farmers market, roadside stand or at a retailer., Abstract -- Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background and context -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Research and analysis methodology. 3.2 Stakeholders. 3.3 Interviews -- 4. Introduction to forward contracting -- 5. Literature review. 5.1 Sysco. 5.2 Colorado crop to cuisine. 5.3 McCain. 5.4 Blue skies. 5.5 Sisters of St. Ann. 5.6 Ignatius farms -- 6. Findings -- 6.1 Interviews. 6.2 Advantages and concerns. 6.3 Alternatives to forward contracts. 6.4 Best practices regarding forward contracting. 6.5 Incentive instruments -- [sic] 6. Conclusion -- 7. Recommendations -- 8. Works cited -- 9.1 Appendix A -- 9.2 Appendix B., By Ryan Ciccale and Diego Garcia. --, Completed for: The Seasoned Spoon Cafe. Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: May 2012. Term: Fall/Winter 2011-12., Includes bibliography., International Development Studies 4200Y - Assessment of Development Projects.
Integrating health planning into watershed planning
Introduction -- Initiatives to improve the health of the environment -- Health and the environment in city and county planning -- Barriers to healthy environment initiatives -- Comments from members of the Trent River Watershed -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- Acknowledgments., Amber Clement. --, A report written for the Haliburton, Kawartha and Pine Ridge District Health Council through the Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Department of Canadian Studies, Trent University, March, 1998., Includes bibliographic references (p. 36-37)., CAST 300: Canada: Communities and Identity.
Documenting Mohawk language loss and renewal
This project documents Aboriginal language loss and contemporary re-vitalization efforts within the Tyendinaga, Mohawk Territory. The significance of Aboriginal language retention and usage, for individuals and organizations invested in re-vitalization efforts, is explored and documented in a short film., Abstract -- Background -- Project summary -- Research areas -- Documentary film -- Documentary film research methodology -- Documentary film research protocol -- Summary of documentary film research findings -- Summary of literature review -- Summary of literature review findings -- Internal organizational review -- Organization history -- Mohawk language children's theatre project -- Production history -- Goals and objectives -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Appendix A: Literature review -- Appendix B: Sample interview questions -- Appendix C: Consent form -- Appendix D: Kahnawa:ke language law -- Appendix E: Project poster., Researcher Sue Collis., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 3810Y: Community Based Research Project.
Fundraising feasibility Market Hall, Showplace Peterborough and Gordon Best Theatre
As requested by Kevin Edwards, General Manager, of C.O.I.N. this is a preliminary report concerning the combined marketing resources of: Showplace Peterborough, Market Hall, and Gordon Best Theatre. Dayna Coppins has been requested to seek out other venues that have benefited from implementing a combined marketing strategy., by Dayna Coppins. --, "Requested by Kevin Edwards, General Manager of C.O.I.N.", "To R & D Committee, Feb. 5, 1999" Version: Email TXT format., AD 499.
car versus sustainable transportation
This study with students at Peterborough Collegiate Vocational School attempts to understand how youth feel towards the car and sustainable transportation, how this is shaped by age, and how environmental knowledge shapes student behaviours., Introduction -- Literature review. Environmental attitudes. Psycho-spatial dimension of environmental perceptions. Environmental knowledge. Geography of children and youth. Automobile use -- Methodology. Student survey questionnaire. Focus groups. Participant observation -- Results. Survey questionnaire. Focus groups. E.C.O.S. and Gr. 12 presentations -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References., by Lyndsey Corrigan. --, Includes: Literature Review, Final research report, Bibliography., Completed for: Jackie Donaldson at Peterborough Green-Up ; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 29)., GEOG 470 ,Geography, Community-based research project.
Workskhop presentation and facilitation
The purpose of this project was to develop and present a workshop and workshop manual. The key issues addressed in this workshop are food security, sustainability, and community development., Natalie Craddock, Scott Dempsey, and Lauren Woodhall. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Teresa Forson at the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre ; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: December 2006., Includes bibliographic references (p. 18)., Environmental and Resource Studies 334: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Experimental eradication of invasive plant species
Trent Nature Areas are community based recreational areas and members of the community have expressed a concern with the proliferation of Rhamnus cathartica, commonly known as the Common Buckthorn or alias European Buckthorn. To address this invasion problem, we evaluated three methods of eradication for their effectiveness: glyphosate herbicide [sic] cut and pull and cut and cover., Abstract -- Experimental eradication of invasive plant species -- Methods -- Results -- Disucussion -- Recommendations -- References -- Appendix -- Tables -- Figures., By Gail L. Crowell. --, Includes bibliographic references.
Evaluation tools for transition housing program
Homelessness is a serious problem in North America today. In 1990, women comprised between 15% and 29% of the homeless population and are steadily increasing because of multiple economic, historic and political factors., 1. Abstract -- 2. Keywords -- 3. Introduction -- 4. Methods -- 5. Analysis -- 6. Discussion -- 7. Recommendations -- 8. Conclusion -- 9. Acknowledgments -- 10. References -- 11. Appendix A -- 12. Appendix B -- 13. Appendix C., By Allison Dale. --, Includes bibliographic references., FRSC 4980Y: Community-Based Education Research Project.
10 year housing and homelessness plan
by Samantha Darrach., Date of Project Completion: April 2014., Completed for: City of Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol and Peter Lafleur; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEOG 4030Y.

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