Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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qualitative study of living in the adult world with a physical disability
Abstract -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Participants -- Results -- Discussion -- Applications -- Limitations -- References -- Appendix., prepared by Heather Patterson. --, "In conjunction with Five Counties Children Centre.", Includes bibliographic references (p. 40-41)., NURS 302: Community Health Nursing Practice.
introduction and background research analysis
Car sharing is a new and exciting way to travel that cuts costs and reduces gas emissions that pollute our environment. Car sharing is a popular mode of transportation in Europe, which is where the idea originated., 1) Executive summary -- 2) Section 1: What are the macro trends in personal vehicle ownership that effect the long-term viability of car co-cops? -- 3) Section 2: What is happening with vehicle co-ops in other jurisdictions? -- 4) Section 3: What has been the experience of Canadian vehicle co-ops to date in terms of market acceptance and financial performance? -- 5) Section 4: What might we identify as best practice in terms of the management and organization of vehicle co-ops? -- 6) Conclusion -- 7) References -- 8) Appendix section., Presented By: Kim Vu., Date of project completion: January 31, 2000., Presented to: Professor Ahlstrand and Community Opportunity & Innovation Network., Includes bibliographic references (p. 37)., ADMIN 482.
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.
health of Lake Kasshabog today and tomorrow
The Lake Kasshabog Residents Association (LKRA) would like to develop a tool, using a Geographic Information System (GIS), which would be accessible to certain members of the association. With this tool they would be able to describe the extent of damage that shoreline modifications, invasive plant species, fishing practices, etc. are causing to the lake. Using Microsoft Access, a database of field data has been created which has been attached to a digital map of the area. The tools provided with this application allow the user to manipulate the data into a visual representation and to see exactly what is happening to the ecology of Lake Kasshabog. It will be a useful aid for any study done on the lake, and for determining if the lake is improving over time., Executive summary -- Table of contents -- List of figures -- List of appendices -- 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 The client. 1.2 The problem. 1.3 Background information/study area. 1.4 Objectives -- 2.0 Methodology. 2.1 Importing and modifying the data. 2.2 Creating the themes. 2.3 Creating and linking the database. 2.4 Displaying the data in a 3D scene. 2.5 Graphic user interface (GUI) development -- 3.0 Project results -- 4.0 Discussion and conclusions. 4.1 Risk assessment. 4.2 Limitations of the project. 4.3 Potential improvements of the project., by Shawn Seawright. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Terry Rees at the Lake Kasshabog Residents' Association; Supervising Professor: Graham Cogley, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2003., GEOG 440, Research in Physical Geography, Community-based research project.
development design and creation of an outdoor interpretive exhibit
This paper documents the function and benefits of outdoor interpretive exhibits. A proposed bird ecology interpretive exhibit is discussed in detail building on resources that are all ready in place at Camp Kawartha., by Graham Cameron. --, Includes: Final Research Report ; bibliography., Completed for: Jacob Rodenburg at Camp Kawartha ; Supervising Professor: Michael Fox, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: May 2003., Includes bibliographic references., Environmental and Resource Studies ; ERSC 484 - Community-based research project
community needs assessment survey
The purpose of this project was to conduct a community needs assessment for the Peterborough Parent-Child Mother Goose Program (PPCMGP). The program offers group experiences in rhyme, song and storytelling to parents and their children (ages birth to twenty-four months), in ten-week sessions., By Theresa McKay. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., CUST 387: Community-Based Research Project.
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.
aica Self-Help
Acknowledgements -- Introduction to Jamaica Self-Help -- Introduction to Global Awareness Trips -- Objectives of evaluation -- Timeline -- Data collection methods -- Constraints -- Survey results -- Analysis and interpretation -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- Appendices., By: Colleen Slattery, Kayo Gohara. --, Final report for Jamaica Self-Help, Supervising Professor: David Powell, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project completion: April 2002., Includes references., CDS 422.
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.
YES Shelter for Youth and Families: Communication Protocols Part 2 [poster]
By Luxi Zhuang, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: YES Shelter for Youth and Families; Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Community Research Centre, FRSC 4080Y - Community-Based Research Project
YES Shelter for Youth and Families: Communication Protocols Part 2
The aim of the present project was to identify the questions or ambiguities that concern the staff members of the YES Shelter for Youth and Families regarding the sharing of personal information of youth clients with law enforcement agencies. To accomplish this, the relationship between homeless youth and the criminal justice system was initially researched through journal articles within the past five years to determine why homelessness can lead to criminal behaviour and why homeless youth potentially receive more attention from police. Current policies and procedures from the YES Shelter were also reviewed for ambiguities when sharing information with law enforcement. Survey question were administered to YES staff regarding the release of client information when communicating with police and probation officers. Research through a literature review identified numerous factors leading to homeless youth becoming involved in criminality, such as drug use. In addition, homeless youth often receive extensive attention from police whether they are criminally involved or not, because they are often socially profiled as “dangerous” by the public. Survey responses from YES staff showed a high and consistent level of confidence when releasing client information to the police; however the confidence level when sharing client information with probation officers was low and inconsistent. Overall, youth clients at the YES Shelter felt that their privacy was secured and protected. The research gathered from the present project aims to help the YES Shelter create privacy policies for their staff. Lastly, a list of recommendations was suggested for future research., By Luxi Zhuang, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: YES Shelter for Youth and Families; Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Community Research Centre, FRSC 4080Y - Community-Based Research Project

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