Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Alternative negotiation methods
This project explores methods of negotiation. It begins with a description of the pros and cons of traditional bargaining, stressing that the drive to win in such a process tends to lead to aggression. The author goes on to describe several alternative methods of negotiation, focusing on Interest-Based Bargaining, a method of negotiation that encourages open discussion and mutual co-operation based on the development of trust between the negotiation partners., Traditional bargaining -- Alternative based negotiations -- Positions and interests -- How all the units in a collective agreement come together -- Interested based negotiation -- Trust is key -- Four areas of development in IBB -- The first step: "Issues" -- The second step: "Interests" -- Debono's six hats -- The third step: "Brainstorming" -- The fourth stage: "Solution" -- The disadvantages of IBB -- Impressions -- My own opinion regarding IBB and traditional bargaining -- Bibliography., by Jennifer L. Brown. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: United Way and the Peterborough District Labour Council; Professor Ted Crabtree, Trent University; Trent-Centre for community-based education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 31)., ADMN 483H, Business Administration, Community-based research project.
Ontario Disability Support Program and The Natural Blends Cafe trainee program
The research paper contains both the results of an evaluation of the Natural Blends Cafe training program and a discussion of the impacts of the Provincial Government's social policies on the program., Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Dianne Woodruff at Natural Blends Cafe Trainee Program; Supervising Professor: Jim Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of submission: March 2004., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 477, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project
Analyzing demographics in comparison with early childhood development
The report "analyzing demographics in comparison with early childhood development" [sic] main focus is to see what correlations exist between neighbourhood income levels and school readiness as measured by EDI (early development instrument)., Definitions of terms -- Introduction -- Definition of problem -- Background information/research -- Client information -- Objectives -- Services -- Benefits of services -- Resources -- Study site -- Data acquisition -- Data preprocessing -- Methodology description -- Results -- Conclusion -- Limitations and recommendations., Craig Buchinski. --, Includes bibliographic references (p. 46-47)., GEOG402: Thesis.
An evalutation of the peer support role in Bright Future Programs
Executive summary -- Introduction. 1.1 Research. 1.2 Ethics. 1.3 Interview process -- Organizational background. 2.1 Origins of the Peterborough Family Resource Centre. 2.2 History of Brighter Futures program. 2.3 Goals of the Peterborough Family Resource Centre. 2.4 Brighter Future programs administered by Peterborough Family Resource Centre. 2.5 Current peer support role. 2.6 Research questions to be answered -- Methodology design. 3.1 The purpose of this project. 3.2 Qualitative analysis. 3.3 Interviews. 3.4 Costs and barriers to the approach. 3.5 Reliability and validity -- Findings and analysis. 4.1 Coordinators. 4.2 Peer support mothers. 4.3 Participants. 5.1 Recommendations. 6.1 Best practices checklist -- Works cited -- Appendices., By: Mira Bulshtein and Kudzai Ushe., Completed for: Peterborough Family Resource Centre; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., IDST 422.
Institutional memory at the Seasoned Spoon
Authors note -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Research questions -- The cooperative approach -- Policy -- History of The Spoon -- Conclusion and importance -- Suggestions -- Glossary -- References., by Shivaan Burke, Jennifer Coughlan, Lucas French and Jaime Sidler., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Seasoned Spoon Cafe; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., ERST 334H.
A heritage network
Introduction -- Scoping the issue. The historical context of the Trent-Severn Waterway. Current heritage network models. Management plans. Summation -- Interviews: Finding consensus. Galvanizing the stakeholders: Crisis or clarion call? A common vision: the "glue." The role of Parks Canada. The political will power: the need for a champion. Engaging the grassroots -- Proposed organizational models. The loose heritage network model. Regional heritage networks. The confederation model -- Conclusions -- Appendix A: Network models. The loose network model. The regional heritage network. The confederation model -- Bibliography., Dylan Burrows. --, Includes bibliographic references., HIST 4770Y: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Beneath the canopy
by Jasmine Cabanaw., Date of Project Submission: August 2013., Completed for: Peterborough GreenUP; Supervising Professor: Finis Dunaway; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., HIST 4900Y.
Evaluation of global education programs within Peterborough and Northumberland Counties
1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 The principles and practice of global education. 2.1 Global education and citizenship. 2.2 Organizations and global education. 2.3 Global education in the school system. 2.4 Global education within the family and community. 2.5 Youth outreach: the value of networking -- 3.0 Methodology. 3.1 Research question. 3.2 Methodology. 3.3 Field interviews and responses. 3.4 Method of analysis. 3.5 Limitations -- 4.0 Global education in practice -- 5.0 Analysis. 5.1 High Schools. 5.2 Trent University Organizations. 5.3 Community Organizations. 5.4 Interconnectedness of schools and organizations -- 6.0 Conclusions and recommendations -- 7.0 References., Prepared by: Rebecca Cain, Nicole Dauncey, Mallory Hilkewich., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Jamaican Self-Help; Supervising Professor: Michal Avram, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., IDST 422.
Species at risk in Peterborough and the Kawartha region
Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Extirpated. Timber rattle snake -- Endangered. Blue racer. Common five-lined skink. Eastern foxsnake. Gray ratsnake. Lake Erie watersnake. Spotted turtle. Wood turtle -- Threatened. Blanding turtle. Butler's gartersnake. Eastern foxsnake. Eastern hog-nosed snake. Eastern musk turtle. Spiny softshell turtle. Gray ratsnake. Massasauga snake. Queensnake -- Special concern. Common five-lined skink. Eastern ribbonsnake. Milksnake. Northern map turtle. Snapping turtle -- Conclusions. Preliminary findings. Recommendations. Acknowledgments. References -- Appendices. Appendix A. Appendix B. Appendix C. Appendix D. Appendix E., By: Maja Cakan, Hilary Melcher, Saubyah Merchant, and Courtney Malcolm., Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: Jim Stinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references (p. 60)., ERSC 3160H Community-Based Natural Resource Management.
A food policy council for Peterborough
by Gordon Caldwell, Amanda Collins, Michelle Kimmett and Aiden Weichula., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for: Kawartha Food Sustainability Initiative; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., ERST 334H.
Complementary care
Introduction -- The VON -- Complementary health care -- Results. Stress. Current use of complementary therapies. Clinic location. Factors limiting use of complementary care therapies. Interest in complementary therapies -- Conclusions -- Appendix 1: Description of complementary therapies offered at the VON Centre for Health -- Bibliography., by Amy Cameron. --, Prepared for Victorian Order of Nurses: VON Centre for Health and Professor McGraw, WS 400, Trent University, April 2000., Includes bibliographic references (p. 21).

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