Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Cultural and oral histories
This project is contributing to the Land Between's mandate through a focused study of a single township in the Land Between. Manvers Township, a part of Victoria County and now also part of the City of Kawartha Lakes, is a strong example of the heritage value and importance of rural townships across The Land Between. Note: The Land Between is a non-profit organization focused on the preservation of the land extending roughly from Georgian Bay, west to Kingston. It spans across eight ecodistricts identified by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, as well as seven counties including Simcoe, Muskoka, Haliburton, Victoria, Peterborough, Hastings, Lennox and Addington, and Frontenac., by Jessica Davidson. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Leora Berman at the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: John Wadland, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 204, Canada: the land, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project.
Promoting hunger awareness through volunteerism
Mandy Ashton., Completed for: Dave Kranenburg at Meal Exchange ; Supervising Professor : Chris Beyers, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission : May 2005, Includes references (p. 55)., IDST 372: International Development Studies.
A report
Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) and the Concurrent Education department aim to provide future educators with global and environmental perspectives before they are immersed in a teaching career, with the hopes these teachers will spread awareness into their future classrooms. This goal is to be undertaken via a series of workshops and conferences and this document serves as a template for future organizers of such events., 1. Introduction -- 2. Recruitment/organizers -- 3. Brainstorming -- 4. Speakers/resources -- 5. Design: Workshop models -- 6. Location & transportation & food -- 7. Budgets and fundraising -- 8. Promotion & volunteers -- 9. Evaluations, recommendations & follow-up -- 10. Timeline., Nan Kendy. --, Date of project submission: Nov. 2001., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 483.
Feasibility of an alumni survey at Trent University
This project in cooperation with the Trent University Career Centre seeks to answer whether or not an alumni survey is feasible at Trent University. The two main parts of this project were a literature review and a test survey., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Literature review. 2.1 Survey design. 2.1.1 Design. 2.1.2 Survey questions. 2.1.3 Analyzing survey data. 2.1.4 Ethical issue in survey design. 2.2 Survey methods. 2.2.1 Self-administered surveys. 2.2.2 Telephone surveys. 2.2.3 Pilot surveys. 2.3 Alumni survey activity at educational institutions. 2.3.1 Motivations for survey creation. 2.3.2 Survey design/delivery. 2.3.3 Response rates. 2.3.3.1 Incentives. 2.3.4 Conclusion -- 3.0 Methods. 3.1 Test survey design. 3.2 Test survey execution. 3.3 Test survey data analysis. 3.4 Full survey design -- 4.0 Observations and results. 4.1 Observations of test survey -- 5.0 Discussion. 5.1 Survey design. 5.2 Conducting test survey. 5.3 Alumni database. 5.4 Reflections on test survey -- 6.0 Recommendations. 6.1 Research questions -- 7.0 Conclusions. 7.1 Future research -- References -- Appendix., Josh Annett ... [et al.]. --, Includes: literature review, final research report., Date of project submission: April 2007., This project in cooperation with the Trent University Career Centre seeks to answer or not an alumni survey is feasible at Trent University. The two main parts of this project are a literature review and a test survey. The literature review involved gathering information on survey methods, design and delivery. The test survey is a questionnaire administered over the telephone that asked geography graduates about employment history and satisfaction with their education from Trent., Includes bibliographic references (p. 78-81)., GEOG 470 ; Research in Human Geography., Completed for: Kristi Kerford at Trent Career Centre ; supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University ; TCCBE.
Household products public education II
The purpose of this report is to continue needed research on the human and environmental affects of common household products. Peterborough Green-Up will use the information to continue the Green Shopping Guide, a database of suggestions for local consumers to use when shopping for environmentally sustainable or healthier choices., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- List of tables -- List of figures -- List of maps -- 1.0 Chapter one: Introduction -- 2.0 Chapter two: Theories, models, and hypothesis -- 3.0 Chapter three: Review of literature -- 4.0 Chapter four: Study area -- 5.0 Chapter five: Methodology -- 6.0 Chapter six: Data and results -- 7.0 Chapter seven: Discussion -- 8.0 Chapter eight: Recommendations -- Chapter nine: Summary and conclusions -- References -- Appendices., By: Ashley Hook-Rohland. --, Includes: appendices and bibliography., Completed for: Cate Henderson & Paula Anderson at Peterborough Green-up ; Supervisor: Alan Brunger, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based Education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 36-38)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-based research project.
OPIRG ethical food sourcing
The major goal of this project was to begin documenting and researching about ethical food sourcing movements happening at universities nationally. Project research included: fair trade, ethical sourcing, procurement policies., 1.0 Introduction to the project -- 2.0 Research methodology -- 3.0 Glossary of terms -- 4.0 What is 'ethical sourcing?' -- 5.0 What is fair trade? -- 6.0 University procurement -- 7.0 The relationship between academia and activism -- 8.0 Case studies -- 9.0 Future directions/way forward -- 10.0 Report bibliography -- Appendix A: Original literature review (including its own bibliography)., by Steve Disher and Hayley Goodchild. --, Includes: final research report; case studies., Completed for: Karen Sutherland at OPIRG; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2007., Case Studies: University of British Columbia; Simon Fraser University; University of Alberta; University of Manitoba; University of Guelph; McMaster University; York University; Trent University; Queen's University., Includes bibliographic references (p. 25-26)., ERST 334H, The Canadian Food System, a community development approach.
How do Police Services in Ontario Classify and Respond to Mental Health Crisis Calls?
By Emily Cauduro, Completed for: Peterborough Police Service; Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Community Research Centre, FRSC 4890Y -, The purpose of this project is to explore if there was a significant increase in the number of mental health calls received by Police Services in Ontario outside of Peterborough since 2010 and if the number of mental health calls have remained at an elevated level since 2010. A literature review was conducted to gather information on mental health calls, legislation, the political landscape from 2010 to present, police officer training, and programs targeted to minimize the amount of mental health calls received by Police Services across Ontario. Data on the number of mental health calls received by Police Services was collected from Police annual reports and compared. Fact finding meetings were also completed with members from the Peterborough Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police to gain a procedural understanding of the dispatch system.
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.
Family violence awareness
Purpose -- What do you do if you suspect a woman is being abused? -- Questions to help identify the existence of abuse -- Response to disclosure of abuse -- Questions to help identify the safety risk of children -- Assessing children's safety -- What to do if a child discloses wife abuse -- Additional options. 1) Safety plan. 2) Self assessment -- References., by Penny Akrivopoulos ; for the Peterborough Family Resource Centre. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 8)., CDST 370.
Links to Peterborough's educational resources
Today, websites provide the best way for organizations to promote new ideas and to direct those ideas to larger target audience [sic]. The purpose of this project was to develop those ideas and to publish them on a website., I Abstract -- II Introduction -- III Literature review -- IV Statement of question -- V Definitions -- VI Methods of data collection -- VII Data analysis -- VIII Results -- IX Conclusions -- X Suggestions/recommendations/problems -- XI Referencing and acknowledgements -- XII Appendices., By Bob Monks. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 21)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Environmental Educators Network for Peterborough region
The 21st century [sic] begins with a paradigm shift in attitudes towards online and multimedia education. The understanding is such that the definition, design, and delivery of education will alter global civilization as educators and learners worldwide that [sic] adopts and adapts to network collaborative learning atmosphere., Abstract -- Introduction -- Aims -- Literature review -- Definitions -- Data collection -- Results -- Conclusions -- References and acknowledgements -- Other information, resource evaluation and references., Submitted By: Dave Singh. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 20)., GEOG 470.
Marketing research main assignment
Findings of a research project by several Sir Sanford Fleming marketing students to discover what awareness levels young people have around the issues of sexual assault and harassment., Part 1: Background and objectives. Definitions and prelude to report -- Part 2: Executive summary. Summary of report. Recommendations -- Part 3: Methodology. How the research was conducted -- Part 4: Findings. Overview of each question -- Part 5: Conclusions and recommendations. Final statement. Proposal., by Andrea Edgar ... [et al.]. --, NURS 300.

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