Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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synthesis of the current literature on the distribution, life history, and impacts associated with invasive rainbow smelt (osmerus mordax)
This report represents a synthesis of the current relevant literature on the life history characteristics and impacts associated with invasive rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) in Ontario., By: Andrew Chard. --, Completed for: Francine Macdonald at the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervisor: Tom Whillans, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 316H, Environmental and Resource Studies, Community-based research project.
sample study of resident's attitudes towards the inter-institutional relocation of Marycrest, Home for the Aged
Objective -- Introduction -- Project methodology -- Results of survey -- Reflection -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendixes., by Corinne Montgomery. --, Residential relocation impact study, TCCBE project, 2000-2001., CDST 480.
role of the Arthritis Society as a non-profit organization based in the mid-sized Ontario community of Peterborough
Introduction -- What is arthritis? -- The survey -- What is a non-profit organization? -- A brief history of the Arthritis Society -- The volunteers and others involved -- Funding -- Community orientation and support services -- Government intervention -- The future., Julie Rutledge. --, For J. Struthers, CAHI 477, April 18, 1997., Includes bibliographic references., CAHI 477: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
report on background research into the feasibility of establishing a co-operative canoe marketing venture in the region
The attached report is a summary of background research into the feasibility of developing a co-operative marketing venture with regional canoe and kayak builders. The research questions are: 1) is the proposed project viable according to CED theory? 2) is it viable according to flexible production theory? 3) what are the economic factors that affect the proposed marketing co-op?, by Rose Spencer. --, For: Professor James Struthers, CAHISO 300., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 300: Canada, Communities and Identities.
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.
impact of Ontario education policies on queer issues in high school curriculum
This report outlines the healthy living sections of Ontario's Health and physical education curriculum for grades nine through twelve. It also looks at Ontario's Safe School Act as a foundation for individual Boards to create safe learning environments for all students. The report also examines Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board's Equity and Diversity policy, Safe Schools Policy and the Selection of learning resources policy. The report concludes that OPIRG's proposed 'Queer Workshops" can be implemented in Peterborough high schools., Introduction -- Section A: First things first. A1: Defining key terms. A2: Why address queer issues? A3: Education cuts. A4: Ontario Human Rights Commission -- Section B: Provincial level. B1: Safe Schools Act. B2: Reason for curriculum. B3.1: Health and Physical Education Curriculum 9-10. B.3.2: Health and Physical Education Curriculum 11-12 -- Section C: Peterborough level. C1: Area of Kawartha Pine Ridge School Board. C2: Policies -- Section D: What has worked and why? D1: G.L.E.S.N. D2: Toronto District School Board policies. D3: T.E.A.C.H. (Planned Parenthood, Toronto). D4: Triangle Program -- Section E: Conclusions and recommendations. E1: Provincial level: Curriculum and policy. E2: Local level: Policy -- Bibliography -- Appendix., by Jessica May Ludgate. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Sarah Lamble at the Ontario Public Interest Research Group Peterborough; Supervising professor: Margaret Hobbs, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references., WMST/CAST/POLI 400, Women's Studies, Community-Based Research Project.
guide to anti-racist resources in Peterborough
An annotated bibliography of anti-racism resources located within Peterborough., Peterborough Public Library -- Stratton House Public Library -- Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board -- Community Race Relations Committee -- Kawartha World Issues Center -- Internet resources -- How to conduct anti-racism research online., by Brendan Bell., CAST 477.
development of a low cost spay/neuter clinic as a means of controlling the animal population within Peterborough, Ontario and surrounding area
The primary purpose of this project was to examine [sic] Peterborough's community views on spaying and neutering within the local area and to examine the current status of [sic] participant's companion animals to see if there is a need for a low cost spay/neuter clinic in Peterborough, Ontario., by Shannon Warren. --, Prepared for: LAWS, May 2,2001, Includes bibliographic references., BI 387: Community Research Placement.
development of a community outreach strategy
This project examines the definitions of community, rural and regional development in a geographical context. It takes these definitions and applies them within the Township of Asphodel-Norwood., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- List of tables -- List of maps -- List of figures -- Chapter one: Introduction -- Chapter two: Literature review -- Chapter three: Site description -- Chapter four: Methodology -- Chapter five: Results -- Chapter six: Conclusions -- References -- Appendices., by Justin Lowe. --, Includes: research report, literature review, bibliography and appendices., Completed for: Trent Centre for Community-Based Education ; Supervising Professor: Mark Skinner and Alan Brunger, Trent University., Date of project submission: April 2008., GEO470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
connection between canoe building and canoe culture in Peterborough County, Ontario, Canada and the regions of Suffolk County, Massachusetts and Oxford County, Maine, U.S.A
The purpose of this project was to aid the Trent Valley Archives in conducting research using certain aspects of the Gerry Stephenson canoe history fonds in order to determine what the contents can tell us about canoe building and canoe culture; and whether a short history can be published highlighting any links between canoe building and canoe culture in Peterborough, Ontario and the region of Oxford in Maine, U.S.A., Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Section 1: Introduction. Literature review. Canoe culture. Canoe building. Study area. Cultural geography. Methodology sources -- Section 2: Research methods. Limitations -- Section 3: Discussion. History of canoe building/canoe culture. How canoe culture spread. Who is George Stephenson? -- Section 4: Conclusion. Summary of recommendations -- Section 6 [sic]: Bibliography -- Appendices. 1. Rough outline of Robertson and Stephenson family trees. 2. Map showing Suffolk County, Massachusetts. 3. Map showing Peterborough County. 4. Map showing Oxford County, Maine. 5. Map showing the study regions., By Kimberley Chapelle. --, Includes: literature review; preliminary research report; bibliography., Completed for: Trent Valley Archives; Supervising Professors: Susan Wurtele and Steven Tufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references (p. 30-33)., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
climate analysis for grape production in Central Ontario
With the increase in regional temperatures, there is a real potential for the Central Ontario Region to become a viable region for the production of grapevines (Viits vinifera). This paper examines six climatic variables (minimum daily temperatures, total number frost free days, first occurrence of frost, last occurrence of frost, numbers of days below -23 Celsius, and the yearly amount of heat units from six locations throughout the region (Burkerton McLaughlin, Chatsworth, Delhi, Georgetown, Morrinsburg, and Peterborough, Ontario)., By: Greg Turner., Prepared for Larry Paterson, Central Ontario Viniculture Association ; Colin Taylor, Trent University., Date of project submission: April 2006., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 440: Community-Based Research Project.
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.

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