Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection


Learning in the Kitchen [poster]
By Adrienne Creighton and Carolyn Munro, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Seasoned Spoon Café; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele; Trent Community Research Centre, GEOG 4030Y - Community-Based Research In Geography
Best Practices for Educating Youth About Drug Use in Peterborough [poster]
By Farren Goos, Completed for: Peterborough Police Service; Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Community Research Centre, FRSC 4890Y - Community-Based Research Project
Project Assessment and Evaluation: The Aspire Program [poster]
By Emily Amanda Wessels, Completed for: John Howard Society Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Hayley Goodchild; Trent Community Research Centre
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.
Assessment of student housing
by Ben Perry, Madison Riddols and Katelyn Woodman., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Completed for: City of Peterborough Housing Division; Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol and Peter Lafleur; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., GEOG 4030Y.
Senior voices
by Holly Veley and Hazuki Igarashi., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Completed for: Peterborough Social Planning Council; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 4220Y.
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.
An exploration on immigrant entrepreneurship in Peterborough
1: Introduction -- 2: Literature review. 2.1: Community Economic Development (CED). 2.2: Government programs. 2.3: Non-profit organizations. 2.4: Social capital. 2.5: Ethic enclave theory. 2.6: Language and cultural climate. 2.7: Neoliberal context -- 3: Method. 3.1: Business resources in Peterborough. 3.2: Creation of entrepreneurship services guide. 3.3: Creation of the survey. 3.4: Survey process -- 4: Researcher reflections. 4.1: Inconsistencies when creating the entrepreneurship services guide. 4.2: Research characteristics. 4.3: Disconnects and discourse -- 5: Conclusions. 5.1: Business resource awareness, use and rated experience. 5.2: Survey results in comparison with academic literature -- 6: Discussion of conclusions -- Bibliography., Mary Dirmeitis. --, Includes bibliographic references., CAST 4770Y: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Ethical food sourcing
Introduction -- Methodology -- Revision -- Case studies. Brock University. Dalhousie University. McGill University. University of Northern British Columbia. University of Victoria. University of Windsor -- Future research -- Appendix. Interview questions., by Yvan Romaniuk and Levi Snook., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for: OPIRG (Ontario Research Interest Research Group) - Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent-Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliography., ERST 334H, Community Research Project.
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.
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.
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.


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