Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Bridging the gaps
The primary purpose of this research project was to assess the effectiveness of programs and services currently offered by or in cooperation with the NCCP as well as to determine what services or programs, if any, are needed but are not in place., Introduction -- Introduction to the New Canadians Centre Peterborough -- Research questions and methodology -- Findings and recommendations. i) Awareness of services and programs ii) Specific services and their limitations iii) Other issues -- Broad recommendations -- Conclusion -- Appendices., by Lindsay Adams ; Christina Dahl ; Sarah Lord. --, Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Carmela Valles at the New Canadians Centre ; supervising Professor: Margaret Hobbs, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2005., Women's Studies, WMST 400 - Advanced studies in feminism.
Invasive species study
Dog-strangling vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum), also known as pale-swallow-wort, was introduced to North America in the late 1800s. Since its introduction it has spread through the great lakes basin in southern Ontario and the north eastern United States. If the invasion of dog-strangling vine is to be controlled an organized long term management plan involving conservation organizations throughout Ontario is needed., by Rob Aitken. --, Completed for: Francine Macdonald at the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervisor: David Beresford, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 17-18)., BIOL389H, Biology, Community-based research project.
Why green isn't enough
This report provides an outline of current challenges and past victories for migrant worker advocacy from the organized labour perspective of the United Food and Commerical Workers Union (UFCW)., Annotated bibliography on the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) ; Green Justice retreat resource kit, Youth Environmental Network ; We speak for ourselves : Indigenous peoples challenge the fossil fuel regime in Alberta ; Who is responsible? Life and death for two migrant farm-workers ; Myths of diversity ; Green is not the only colour : Reflections on the state of anti-racist environmentalism in Canada ; Migrant workers in Ontario : growing the food we eat ; Why green isn't enough : an anti-racist anti-colonial environmentalism conference ; Dominion, a grassroots news cooperative., by Muna Ali, Rachel Gurofsky, and Juby Lee. --, Includes: Annotated bibliography, Conference and migrant agricultural worker welcome kits., [Completed for]: Kawartha World Issues Centre ; Supervising Professor: Mary-Jo Nadeau, Trent University, and Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., SOCI 358H & WMST 383H, Sociology and Women's Studies, Community-based research project & Community research placement.
Burleigh Falls
Introduction -- Settlement -- Logging -- Locks -- Tourism -- Conclusion -- Illustrations and descriptions -- Appendix -- Bibliography., by Emily Alkenbrack., Date of Project Submission: April, 2006., Completed for: Trent-Severn Waterway, Parks Canada; Supervising Professor: Dimitry Anastakis, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and maps., CAST 481.
Natural heritage policy and planning protection
The project's aim was to assess trends in Natural Heritage Planning and protection across the region of the Land Between; [sic] to gather information on review dates of Official Plans; as well as anecdotal data on development for comparisons across the region of the Land Between., By Katie Allen. --, ERST 325H.
Ecotourism possibilities for seniors at the Kawartha Highlands Signature Site
This report focuses on the ecotourism possibilities for seniors within the new Kawartha Highlands Signature Site. The for this research is to see if there is a demand for certain activities for seniors at this location., Abstract -- Introduction -- Seniors: A growing population -- Kawartha Highlands Signature Site -- Conducted research (survey) -- Results -- General recommendations -- References -- Appendix., A research project by Jodi Anderson. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Evaluation of stakeholder satisfaction with the housing resource centre's services
Section I -- Section II: Project overview -- Section III: Methodology -- Section IV: Results and analysis -- Section V: Discussion and recommendations -- Section VI: Final remarks -- Section VII: Appendices -- Section VIII: List of references., Trent Anderson and Salma Yarjani. --, Includes bibliographic references (p. 40)., International Development Studies, 422.
Trail/Health Unit research study
Acknowledgements -- 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Overview of surrounding area -- 3.0 Literature review -- 4.0 Methods -- 5.0 Observations and results -- 6.0 Discussion -- 7.0 Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., Kendra Andrews ... [et al.]., Date of project submission: April 2006., Completed for: Peterborough County City Health Unit; Supervising Professor: Prof. Steven Tufts; Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 115-120)., GEOG 470 Research in Human Geography.
analysis of the recycling practices at the Peterborough Regional Health Center
This case study looks at the complex workings of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC); in particular, an analysis of the current waste management structure with a focus on recycling., by Mathew Ansara and Natalie Lush. --, Includes: Literature review; Final research report; Bibliography., Completed for: Gord Rance at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2004., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
Fostering social entrepreneurship through a unique engagement model
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Past research -- Background information -- Research question -- Methodology -- Limitations to the data -- Research findings -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Works cited -- Appendices., Mandy Ashton and Jenny Ross. --, Date of project submission: May 2006., Includes bibliographic references (p. 36)., IDS 422.
Rural heritage tours of Peterborough County
The purpose of this research project was to assemble the information needed for the TVA to offer two tours (one for adults, one for students) of the rural heritage of Peterborough County. In order to address these goals and to develop an effective fieldtrip, an analysis of literature that was relevant to the research topic was required in the form of a literature review., I. Abstract -- II. Research objective -- III. Literature review. Introduction. Historical and cultural geographies. The study area. Activity-based learning. Methods. Conclusion -- IV. Methodology. Site selection criteria. Field trip development. Education kit development -- V. Results. Education kit. Adult tour -- VI. Conclusions and recommendations -- VII. References. Literature review. Methods. Township books -- VIII. Appendices. 1. Grade 7/8 curriculum. 2. CORTS theme listing and site identification chart. 3. Fieldtrip package. 4. Fieldtrip map. 5. Photographs. 6. Answer key for Activity #4., by Stephanie Attley. --, Includes: literature review, final research report, bibliography, curriculum., Completed for: John Marsh at the Trent Valley Archives; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
Travel alternatives to the workplace
A transportation management strategy was conducted for Julian Blackburn Hall (JBH) using Dr. McKenzie-Mohr's Community-Based Social Marketing Approach. A total of 46 JBH employees participated in a survey that assessed barriers and attitudes towards alternative transportation., Introduction. General information on travel alternatives. Environmental aspects of travel alternatives. Economic aspects of travel alternatives. Health aspects of travel alternatives. General barriers of adopting travel alternatives -- The alternative transportation management studies. Identifying barriers to travel alternatives. Quantitative results. Qualitative results. Julian Blackburn Hall Employees' attitudes towards the reduction of single-occupancy vehicle use. Summary of Julian Blackburn Hall study -- Recommended solutions for the identified external barriers of alternative transportation to Julian Blackburn Hall -- Recommendations for present study -- Recommendations for future studies -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendices., Angela Au, Mathew Laing. --, Client: Peterborough Green-Up, Includes bibliographic references (p. 22)., GEO 470: Research in Human Geography.

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