Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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History of food security initiatives in Peterborough
By Amanda Harrison. --, Includes bibliographic references., CAST 475: History of everyday life.
YWCA court support project
The purpose of this project was to help supplement local YWCA research and inform a local domestic abuse intiative interested in creating a collaborative hub. This report is broken into two sections - a literature review and a research paper, and althought the two, at first, seem unrelated, they are very much connected., Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Key words -- Literature review -- Enhancing synergy between domestic abuse agencies in a multidisciplinary setting: Challenges and best practices -- Bibliography., by Rachelia Giardino. --, Completed for: YWCA Peterborough, Victoria & Haliburton. Supervising Professor: Casey Ready. Term: Fall-Winter 2011-2012., Includes bibliography., CAST 4770 - Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Valuing arts, culture and heritage
By: Caileigh Morrison. --, Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy. Supervising Professor: Keith Waldon, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: February 2012., Includes bibliography., Canadian Studies 3810Y: Community-Based Research Project.
Greening the schoolyard
The schoolyard plays an important role in the healthy development of students and is a space that can be used not only for academic learning, but also for fostering a sense of community. 'Greening' or building natural environments in schoolyards can enhance the overall educational experience of the child, and may even have an impact later in in their adult life., 1. Introduction. 1.1 Purpose of the project. 1.2 Key research terms. 1.3 Study area -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Relevant geographical issues and debates. 2.2 Benefits of schoolyards and gardening programmes. 2.3 Lessons on how to establish green schoolyard programmes. 2.4 Challenges. 2.5 Conclusion -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Partcipants. 3.2 Materials. 3.3 Procedure. 3.4 Surveys -- 4. Results and discussion. 4.1 Challenges. 4.2 Student survey. 4.3 Staff survey. 4.4 Parent survey. 4.5 Community survey. 4.6 Focus group. 4.7 The 'Ten Year Green Schoolyard Plan' -- 5. Conclusion. 5.1 Summary of key findings. 5.2 Research limitations. 5.3 Suggestions for the future. 5.4 Final summation -- 6. References -- 7. Appendices., Completed for: R.F. Downey Public School. Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Research in Human Geography.
journey to work
This study examines the "journey to work" of Quaker Oats employees in the years, 1903, 1925, 1950. It primarily focuses on the "journey to work" of women but does not exclude to the"journey to work" of men., prepared by Jennifer Ray-Horvath. --, Includes: Literature Review ; Final Research Report ; Bibliography., Includes partial lists of names of female employees for the inclusive dates., Completed for: JoEllen Brydon at Fisher Die Cast ; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2004., GEOG 470 - Research in Human Geography.
Peterborough New Dance - Public Energy
Since World War Two, arts has been deemed a cost efficient means of fostering morale. Despite governmental economic cutbacks, the organization Peterborough New Dance/ Public Energy (also known as PND/PE) has managed to survive to the present day., Executive summary -- Introduction. History of Arts. Peterborough New Dance/Public Energy. The evaluation project. Specifics of methodology -- Presentation and analysis of data. Attendance. Audience members. Gender. Age. City of residence. Involvement level. Performance attendance. Dance performance attendance -- Advertising. Mediums used. Medium of preference. Venue. Ticket price -- Conclusions. Has PND/PE developed an audience for contemporary dance -- Recommendations. Creating stronger ties with Trent University. Ticket pricing. Partnerships with other organizations. Further evaluation projects -- Bibliography., By: Sara Korosi and Rebecca Shoesmith. --, Includes final research report., Date of project submission: March 2004., Includes bibliographic references (p. 26-27)., International Development Studies 422.
guide to anti-racist resources in Peterborough
An annotated bibliography of anti-racism resources located within Peterborough., Peterborough Public Library -- Stratton House Public Library -- Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board -- Community Race Relations Committee -- Kawartha World Issues Center -- Internet resources -- How to conduct anti-racism research online., by Brendan Bell., CAST 477.
Small city community gardens
by Matt Hopkins. --, Includes: literature review ; final research report ; bibliography., Completed for: Jennifer Rowe at the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education ; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger and Alison Bain, Trent University ; TCCBE., The purpose of this report is to develop both information for focus groups to discuss the benefits of community gardens and a survey to gather additional information., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes references., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-Based Research Project.
Kawartha Choice final research report
Kawartha Choice is currently in need of funding. This paper examines funding opportunities available to Kawartha Choice. The authors contacted nine community groups from Ontario who are promoting local food security in their region to determine structure of their organizations, their mandates, their programs and how they fund their programs: Kawartha Farm Fresh, Caledon Countryside, Local Flavours, Durham Farm Fresh, Taste the County, Toronto Food Share, Waterloo FoodLink, York Region Farm Fresh Association. Section three of this report is an analysis of the various ways that KC can fund their organization., Executive summary -- Introduction -- Section one: Research methods -- Section two: Local food organizations. Kawartha Farm Fresh. Caledon Countryside. Local Flavours. Durham Farm Fresh. Taste the Country. Toronto Food Share. Waterloo FoodLink. York Region Farm Fresh Association. EcoPerth -- Section three: Funding summary. 3.1 Structural options. 3.2 Business and community partnerships. 3.3 In-kind donations and fundraising. 3.4 Funding organizations -- Section four: Analysis of results -- Appendix 1: Questionnaire -- Appendix 2: Map -- References., by Aimee Blyth, Laura Hale and Jennifer Nantais. --, Includes: final research report; appendix; bibliography., Completed for: Stuart Harrison at Kawartha Choice; Supervising Professor: Peter Andree, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission December 2005., Kawartha Choice was founded in 2004 and is a "grassroots, volunteer initiative that supports local farmers by promoting the wide variety of products grown in the Kawartha region," (Good Food Guide, cover)., Includes bibliographic references (p. 26)., ERST 334H, Canadian Studies, Community-Based Research Project.
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.
Eurasian watermilfoil
The OFAH has classified the Eurasian watermilfoil, Myriophyllum spicatum, as an aquatic emergent species that requires close attention. The author conducted a comprehensive literature search to gather and synthesize a comprehensive report on Eurasian watermilfoil, discussing the characteristics, control methods, and methods for predicting dispersal patterns., Includes bibliographic references., by Tasnova Khan. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Cameron Proctor at Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervising Professor: David Beresford, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., ERSC 316H, Community-Based Natural Resource Management.
PARN
This aim of this evaluation is to help PARN asses their work and the effectiveness of their programs. The evaluation will give insight into areas that they could improve and better serve their clients., I. Introduction to PARN and the evaluation -- II. Evaluating PARN's LGBTTS youth programming -- III. Evaluating PARN's Gay/Bi/MSM programming -- IV. Recommendations -- V. The "Big Picture" : Concluding the evaluation -- VII. Works cited -- VIII. Appendices., Written By: Hayley Goodchild and Jonathan Robinson., Includes a questionnaire., Date of submission: May 19, 2007, Includes bibliographic references (p. 28)., IDST 422.

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