Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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.
Are Peterborough's public spaces accessible?
The goal of this project is to examine levels of accessibility within public space in the City of Peterborough. The authors are comparing Sadleir House to other public spaces (Market Hall, Lions Club, Peterborough Public Library, George Street United Church) to highlight the need for Sadleir House to be renovated to improve its level of accessibility., Acknowledgments -- Abstract -- 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Background of Sadleir House -- 3.0 Literature review. 3.1 Literature review introduction. 3.2 Definitions. 3.3 Research framework. 3.4 Previous studies -- 4.0 Methods -- 5.0 Observations and results. 5.1 Inventory checklist observations and results. 5.2 Survey observation and results. 5.3 Observation and results discussion -- 6.0 Discussion -- 7.0 Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., by Amanda Reid and Trisha Pearce. --, Includes: final research report; literature review; appendix., Completed for: Karen Sutherland at OPIRG; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-54)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-based research project.
Understanding and creating accessible playgrounds
The purpose of this project is understand and explain the importance of accessibility within a playspace in order to produce a resource guide on how to create a new accessible playground, or update an existing playground., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- Table of tables & figures -- 1. Introduction. 1.1 Purpose. 1.2 Overview of approach. 1.3 How this project is geographically situated. 1.4 Key terms. 1.5 Structure of the report -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 An ableist culture. 2.2 Barriers to accessibility. 2.3 Financial considerations. 2.4 Effects of inaccessibility. 2.5 Elements of integration. 2.6 Equipment and standards. 2.7 Discussion -- Methodology. 3.1 Study area. 3.2 Environmental scan. 3.3 Interviews. 3.4 Playground audits -- 4. Results. 4.1 Environmental scan. 4.2 Interviews. 4.3 Playground audits -- 5. Discussion. 5.1 Importance of play. 5.2 Barrier-free society. 5.3 Sources of founding. 5.4 Understanding barriers to accessibility. 5.5 Limitations to the study. 5.6 Contributions to research. 5.7 Concluding comments -- 6. References -- Appendices., by: Lindsay Morey & Lindsay Taylor. --, Completed for: Deb Heslinga at the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland School Board; Supervisor: Mark Skinner, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 50-52)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.

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