Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection


The Greater Peterborough Area community vitality indicator project
The collaborative work undertaken constitutes preliminary research to determine the availability of data and information to successfully carry out a Vital Sign report for the Greater Peterborough Area. The goal of this report is to survey the amount and types of relevant information and data that is available for both the city and county of Peterborough., Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- Acronyms -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Review of literature -- Methodology -- Findings -- Reservations about participation in a vital signs report -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- To proceed or not to proceed -- Bibliography -- Appendices., Melissa Chung, Jesse Barke Doka, Emma McNamara and Julia Robinson. --, Includes bibliographic references., IDST 4220Y: Assessment of Development Projects.
Rooftop garden soil amendments evaluation for Trent Vegetable Gardens
This project was completed for Trent Vegetable Gardens [sic] by Chris Chang-yen Phillips and Corey Ferguson of Trent University (Trent) in cooperation with the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education (TCCBE), as required for The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach (ERST 3140) course. Under the supervision of professor Paula Anderson, [sic] Trent, this project's objective was to build on past soil fertility research of the rooftop vegetable garden located above A-wing on the Environmental Science Building of Trent University, [sic] Peterborough, Ontario., 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Scope and methodology. 2.1 Scope of work. 2.2 Methodology -- 3.0 Results. 3.1 pH. 3.2 Physical structure. 3.3 Organic content. 3.4 Water holding capacity. 3.5 Nitrogen, elemental nutrients, and cation exchange capacity -- 4.0 Discussion -- 5.0 Conclusion and recommendations -- Appendices -- References., Completed By: Chris Chang-Yen Phillips & Corey Ferguson. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Social barriers to litterless lunches
This research project is one of the first studies of litterless lunch programs in Ontario schools. Our research project was done in conjunction with Peterborough Green-Up, an environmentally friendly community organization, who enlisted our assistance for this research., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Section 1: Introduction. 1.1 Purpose of this project. 1.2 Key research questions. 1.3 Study area. 1.4 Key research terms. 1.5 Relevant geographic issues and debates -- Section 2: Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Cultural geography. 2.4 Social geography. 2.5 Feminist geography. 2.6 Barriers. 2.7 Litterless lunches and waste reduction practices -- Section 3: Methodology and area of research. 3.1 Description of research area. 3.2 Textual analysis. 3.3 Qualitative research: Focus groups. 3.4 Data organization and analysis. 3.5 Ethical concerns -- Section 4: Results and discussion. 4.1 Changes in methodology. 4.2 Opinions and attitudes of students. 4.3 Opinions and attitudes of teachers. 4.4 Opinions and attitudes of parents -- Section 5: Conclusion. 5.1 Summary of key findings. 5.2 Limitations of the research. 5.3 Reflection and considerations for the future. 5.4 Final summation -- References -- Appendices., Completed by: Alexandra Trotter and Melissa Lentini., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Phase 1 of Peterborough and Lakefield Community Police Service evaluation of Values, Influences and Peers program
By: Katrina Kovach. --, Includes bibliographic references., SOC 4580H: Community Based Research Project.
A plan for heritage conservation in the Township of Cavan-Monaghan
Heritage planning in the Township of Cavan-Monaghan currently lacks momentum. In order to involve the general public, awareness of heritage preservation and assets are essential. To best interest the public, the economical and aesthetical benefits of a good heritage preservation strategy have been deemed a necessity by the current [sic] however small heritage committee of Cavan-Monaghan., By: Kyle Golloher, Carl Kemp and Jim Sackrider. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 3160H: Community-Based Natural Resource Management.
Promoting permaculture techniques for community gardeners
Supplementary information -- Starting seeds. Types of seeds. Starting seeds indoors. Seed starting outdoors. When and where to grow popular vegetables in Peterborough, Ontario. Resources -- Mulching. Why use mulch? What is mulching? Two types of mulching. Common mulch problems -- Season extension. Principles and practices. Structural technologies. Resources -- Crop rotation for the control of pests -- Factsheets., Cora Tinney ... [et al.]. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A community development approach.
Evaluation tools for transition housing program
Homelessness is a serious problem in North America today. In 1990, women comprised between 15% and 29% of the homeless population and are steadily increasing because of multiple economic, historic and political factors., 1. Abstract -- 2. Keywords -- 3. Introduction -- 4. Methods -- 5. Analysis -- 6. Discussion -- 7. Recommendations -- 8. Conclusion -- 9. Acknowledgments -- 10. References -- 11. Appendix A -- 12. Appendix B -- 13. Appendix C., By Allison Dale. --, Includes bibliographic references., FRSC 4980Y: Community-Based Education Research Project.
An investigation into the treatment of child sexual assault/abuse in the Peterborough area
Each year thousands of children are victimized by crimes of sexual assault/abuse and significantly affected by the consequences that stem from suffering this form of trauma. Not only [sic] is important for these children to receive treatment, but it is imperative that the treatment received is effective., Abstract -- Key words -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion. Best forms of treatment. Comparison of private sector to organizations in Peterborough area. Comparison of Peterborough to other locations. Identification of gaps. Difficulties experienced -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A: Table 1 -- Appendix B: Table 2 -- Appendix C: Empirical studies references -- Appendix D: Boost treatment assessment outline., Christine Barnett. --, Includes bibliographic references., FRSC 4890: Community-Based Education Research Project.
Settlement symposium planning with the New Canadians Centre of Peterborough
The report for the new Canadians' Centre of Peterborough (NCCP) deals with the perceived need for, and desire of, the agency to hold a symposium that would help to bridge the gap between newcomer's needs and the ability of service providers in Peterborough to deal with Newcomer issues., Introduction -- Section I: New Canadian Centre, Peterborough (NCCP) -- Section II: Methodology -- Section III: Funding sources -- Section IV: Past local and regional symposiums/workshops -- Section V: Focus group feedback and potential community partners -- Section VI: Anticipated structure of the settlement symposium -- Section VII: Canadian multicultural and immigration policy -- Section VIII: Class feedback and recommendations -- Section IX: Personal reflections: Benefits and barriers -- Section X: Closing remarks -- Appendix -- References/Resources., Richard Webster., Completed for: Professor Jessa Chupik, Trent University ; TCCBE., Includes: final report; bibliography., Includes bibliography (p. 37)., Political Studies, POST 477
Gamiing Nature Centre
The purpose of this project was to develop and create a design manual that will be used to construct an interactive traveling exhibit for Gamiing Nature Centre. Approaches used to gather information on components of effective exhibits and content for the exhibit included textual analysis, oral interviews, and critical analysis of existing exhibits., 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 Study area. 1.2 Research questions. 1.3 Research objectives. 1.4 Key research terms -- 2.0 Literature review. 2.1 Wetlands. 2.2 Environmental stewardship. 2.3 Environmental education. 2.4 Interpretive design -- 3.0 Methods. 3.1 Literature review. 3.2 Textual analysis. 3.3 Oral interviews. 3.4 Critical analysis of existing exhibits -- 4.0 Results. 4.1 Textual analysis. 4.2 Oral interviews. 4.3 Critical analysis of existing exhibits -- 5.0 Discussion of key findings. 5.1 Design manual. 5.2 Limitations. 5.3 Future research directions and recommendations -- 6.0 Conclusion -- 7.0 Bibliography -- 8.0 Appendix., By: Candice MacDonald, Caroline Brown, Laura Page, and Leigh Norman. --, Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700Y: Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Community-based education
Despite the popularity of community-based education (CBE), the effects of CBE projects on host organizations and their targeted communities have not been well examined. The Trent Centre for Community Based Education (TCCBE) and U-links have facilitated more than 1000 projects since the 1990s in [sic] Peterborough and Haliburton area [sic]., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- List of tables and figures -- Glossary of terms -- Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review -- 3. Methodology -- 4. Impact on host organizations -- 5. Community impact -- 6. Recommendations -- 7. Concluding remarks -- References., By Alicia McDermott, Linh Phan, Maritza Queeley, and Claire Ryan. --, Includes bibliographic references., IDST 4220Y: Assessment of Development Projects.
An exploration on immigrant entrepreneurship in Peterborough
1: Introduction -- 2: Literature review. 2.1: Community Economic Development (CED). 2.2: Government programs. 2.3: Non-profit organizations. 2.4: Social capital. 2.5: Ethic enclave theory. 2.6: Language and cultural climate. 2.7: Neoliberal context -- 3: Method. 3.1: Business resources in Peterborough. 3.2: Creation of entrepreneurship services guide. 3.3: Creation of the survey. 3.4: Survey process -- 4: Researcher reflections. 4.1: Inconsistencies when creating the entrepreneurship services guide. 4.2: Research characteristics. 4.3: Disconnects and discourse -- 5: Conclusions. 5.1: Business resource awareness, use and rated experience. 5.2: Survey results in comparison with academic literature -- 6: Discussion of conclusions -- Bibliography., Mary Dirmeitis. --, Includes bibliographic references., CAST 4770Y: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.


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