Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Planning for great streets
Let's shift our way of thinking about streets. Let's stop thinking about them as purely utilitarian. Let's think about streets as great public places., Executive summary -- Introduction -- Walking -- Cycling -- Public transit -- Key steps -- Endnotes -- Works cited -- Appendix 1: Community planning session notes -- Appendix 2: Survey results -- Appendix 3: Research project Twitter feed sample page -- Appendix 4: Research blog sample page., Prepared by: Brett Throop., Completed for: Peterborough Social Planning Council; Supervising Professor: James Struthers; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 3810Y: Community-Based Research Project.
Feasibility study on the programming needs of young adults with Down Syndrome
Dolkar Peljor., Completed for: C.H.A.N.G.E.S.; Professor: Jessa Chupik, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., CAST 477.
WIN program evaluation
This evaluation has revealed that WIN has had a great deal of success and that it definitely warrants expansion to include as many elementary schools as possible. As the program expands, it may face more challenges that it did as a pilot project., Acknowledgements -- Executive summary -- Section I: Introduction. 1. Introductory comments. 2. Description of Kinark. 3. Description of WIN -- Section II: The evaluation. 1. Introduction. 2. Goals. 3. Objectives -- Section III: Methodology. 1. Introduction. 2. Background research. 3. Observations. 4. Interviews. 5. Focus group. 6. Written surveys. 7. Reliability of findings. 8. Lessons learned -- Section IV: Findings. 1. Introduction. 2. Staff. 3. Students. 4. Teachers. 5. Case study #1. 6. Case study #2. 7. Case study #3. 8. Case study #4 -- Section V: Recommendations. 1. Introduction. 2. Program. 3. Delivery. 4. Administration. 5. Priorities -- Section V: Concluding remarks -- List of tables. Table 1. Table 2. Table 3. Table 4 -- List of figures. Figure 1. Figure 2. Figure 3 -- List of appendices., By: Katherine Barron and Heather Walsh., Completed for: Kinark Child an Family Services; Supervising Professor Daniel Powell, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 422.
To seed or not to seed
Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- Introduction. About the evaluation. Research questions -- Methodology. One-on-one interview questionnaires. Focus group. Open-ended YWCA staff interview -- Observations and analysis. One-on-one interview questionnaires. Focus group. Open-ended YWCA staff interview -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- Appendix., Bethany Or and Gloria Carrion, Completed for: YWCA; Supervising professor: Daniel Powell, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., IDST 422.
Food tourist attraction research
Researchers: Johann Cubillos, Curtis McIntosh, Matthew Birarda, and Jessica Bosch., Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Include bibliographic references., ERST 334H Canadian Food Systems.
Community food security partnership
Introduction to project and purpose of research -- Description of each of the 3 programs. JustFood Program. Come Cook with Us. Collective Kitchens -- Barriers and limitations encountered in each program -- Summary of information gathered from interviews with farmers -- Inventory of local Peterborough farmers -- Matching of farmers to food program -- Explanation of why farmers are suited to programs allocated -- Provide alternatives/back-ups to the initial matching -- Recommendations and improvements. JustFood Program. Come Cook with Us. Collective Kitchens -- References., By: Wei Yan ... [et al.]. --, Completed for: YWCA; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 3340H - The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
An evaluation of Come Cook With Us
Since 2006 the Peterborough City County Health Unit (PCCHU) has been operating a variety of cooking classes to teach new culinary skills and knowledge, and provide meals for citizens. The main purpose of these programs has been to play a small role in a larger scheme, to tackle issues of food insecurity and social exclusion within the area., 1. Executive summary -- 2. Introduction to the Come Cook With Us program -- 3. Defining and understanding the terminology. 3.1 Food security: Origins and implications. 3.2 Social poverty: Exclusion and inclusion -- 4. Methodological considerations. 4.1 Survey. 4.2 Interviews. 4.3 Participant observations -- 5. Findings and analysis. 5.1 Survey results. 5.2 Interview results. 5.3 Participant observation results. 5.4 Synthesis of results -- 6. Recommendations -- 7. Conclusions -- 8. References -- 9. Appendices., Ryan Kohls and Andrew Wells., Completed for: Peterborough County/City Health Unit; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 33)., IDST 422 - Assessment of Development Projects.
Peterborough Fesitval of Trees waste audit
The Festival of Trees is an annual festival that takes place in the Peterborough Memorial Centre during the holiday season. This year's festival opened on Tuesday, November 24th and closed on Sunday, November 29th., 1.0 Executive summary -- 2.0 Introduction. 2.1 Festival of Trees overview. 2.2 Festival waste. 2.3 Waste audit -- 3.0 Waste audit results. 3.1 Waste data by stream -- 4.0 Conclusion -- 5.0 Recommendations. 5.1 Obtain commitment. 5.2 Consult stakeholders. 5.3 Eliminate wasteful materials. 5.4 Introduce alternative options. 5.5 Promote your efforts. 5.6 Compost. 5.7 Have effective signage. 5.8 Monitor waste stations. 5.9 Avoid individual receptacles. 5.10 Monitor set-up/take down., Jessica Goodfellow., Completed for: Peterborough Festival of Trees Green Team; Supervising Professor: Stephen Hill, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., ERST 3830Y: Community-Based Research Project.
Trent gardens soil fertility evaluation
By: Kirsten Thomson, Completed for: Trent (Vegetable) Gardens; Supervising Professor: Tom Hutchinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 4830: Community-Based Research Project.
A needs assesment for a YWCA accessibly community garden
By Christina Vasilevski., Completed for: YWCA of Peterborough, Victoria, and Haliburton; Supervising Professor: Peter Andree, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 334H.
Evaluation of settlement services
The New Canadians Centre Peterborough (NCCP) is a not-for-profit organization based in [sic] Peterborough, Ontario which seeks to assist people who have recently immigrated to Peterborough from outside of Canada. NCCP offers a variety of services to integrate and provide a sense of belonging to New Canadians, and also provides links to other organizations in the area., 1 Executive summary -- 2 Background -- 3 Purpose and scope of research. 3.2 [sic] Research questions -- 4 Research methodology. 4.1 Qualitative/quantitative integration. 4.2 Data collection. 4.3 Sample. 4.4 Client confidentiality. 4.5 Other data collection methods explored -- 5 Results. 5.1 What services, specifically, are being requested from the NCCP by which clients, and how often? 5.2 Which types of requests have [sic] NCCP typically been able/unable to meet? Do [sic] the data suggest specific reasons that [sic] NCCP has been unable to meet certain requests? If so, what are these issues? -- 6 Discussion. 6.1 Obstacles to service delivery. 6.2 Where are the men? 6.3 NCCP as a social hub -- 7 Recommendations. 7.1 Priorities for funding. 7.2 Priority resources to make available. 7.3 Priorities for professional development. 7.4 Priorities for community partnerships. 7.5 Other recommendations -- References., Matthew Robinson, Matt Taft, and Ryan Turley., Completed for: New Canadian Centre; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 422 - Assessment of Development Projects.
Research on Community Gardens
Municipal Community Garden Delivery Models and Proposed Guidelines for Site Selection and Development / Philip Gleeson, Neil Jones, Sean Yilmaz -- Managing a Successful Community Garden Operation / Hanah McFarlane and Evan Brockest -- Community Gardens : A review of local stakeholders and their relationships / By Jessica Goodfellow & Liam Quan., By Evan Brockest, Phillip Gleeson, Jessica Goodfellow, Neil Jones, Hannah McFarlane, Liam Quan, and Sean Yilmez., Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 3340H - The Canadian Foo System: A Community Development Approach.

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