Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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An introduction to sustainable housing design
Statement of purpose -- Rationale for study -- Introduction -- I. The need for sustainability in the built environment. The history of sustainable housing -- II. The goals of sustainable housing. To eliminate the current dependency on non-renewable fuels for energy needs. To maximize resource efficiency. To protect environmentally significant areas. To reduce or eliminate pollution-generating activities associated with housing self-sufficiency -- III. Parameters of study: Sustainable housing design in an urban setting. Energy. Waste management. Landscaping and land use. Water. Environmental health. Construction. Affordability. Conclusion., prepared by Arran Timms. --, For Professor J. Earnshaw, ES391, Trent University, February 7, 1994., ES3901.
Fundraising feasibility Market Hall, Showplace Peterborough and Gordon Best Theatre
As requested by Kevin Edwards, General Manager, of C.O.I.N. this is a preliminary report concerning the combined marketing resources of: Showplace Peterborough, Market Hall, and Gordon Best Theatre. Dayna Coppins has been requested to seek out other venues that have benefited from implementing a combined marketing strategy., by Dayna Coppins. --, "Requested by Kevin Edwards, General Manager of C.O.I.N.", "To R & D Committee, Feb. 5, 1999" Version: Email TXT format., AD 499.
City of Peterborough heritage project
Eloginy Tharmendren. --, Includes bibliography., CAST/GEOG 203H: Nature of Urbanism.
Women, health and the welfare state
This document is a transition report on the organization of a conference entitled 'Women, Health and Welfare State,' held at Trent University. The report first outlines the considerations taken into account on the part of the organizers as to how to make the conference an inclusive event, such as venue accessibility, dietary needs and childcare services., Organized by Jill Toombs, Shaindl Diamond and Stephanie Wright. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, WMST 400: Women, Health & The Environment.
Memories of a global educator
Jennifer Ball. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, CUST 387: Community-Based Research Project.
Family violence in four displays
The purpose of this evaluation is to assess the clarity of the Educational Bristol board displays that we created for the Family Violence committee at the Peterborough Family Resource Centre (PFRC) in the fall/winter of 2001., Penny Akrivopoulos and Alem Tedeneke. --, Date of project submission: April 27, 2002, CDST 422.
School program coordination
PALS is an after school program initiated by the Trent University Concurrent Education department for students Grades 4 to 8 in the Peterborough area. Recently PALS was in partnership with Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) to coordinate a field trip (to Camp Kawartha) to learn about global environmental issues., by Lisa Tsumura. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., ERST 383: Community-Based Research.
Determining areas of bedrock groundwater vulnerability to contamination in the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority drainage basin
A large number of scientific reports, government publications and newspapers identify a growing scarcity of freshwater resources for human beings and ecosystems worldwide. Not only are there a finite number of freshwater resources in the world, of the ones we extract water from we continue to contaminate at an alarming rate,, Abstract -- Terms and descriptions -- List of table and figures -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Study area. 2.1 General characteristics. 2.2 Land use. 2.3 Groundwater use and history. 2.4 Physiography. 2.5 Bedrock -- 3. Design methodology. 3.1 Methodology Methodology flow chart. 3.2 Inventory of groundwater data. 3.3 Specific capacity, susceptibility and vulnerability. 3.4 Geographical information systems and cartographic methods. 3.5 Reduction criteria and methodology rationale -- 4. Results. 4.1 Groundwater occurrence in the bedrock. 4.2 Specific capacity. 4.3 Areas of susceptibility. 4.4 Areas vulnerable to contamination -- 5. Interpretation/discussion of results -- 6. Conclusions -- 7. Future recommendations to consider -- 8. Acknowledgements -- References., by Steve Perry ; for Otonabee Region Conservation Authority. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 27)., GEOG 440.
Recommendations for the future use of the Hope Mill as a tourist attraction and public programming ideas through the comparison of other historic mills
This research was conducted under the request of the Hope Mill Restoration Committee, Otonabee Conservation Foundation. The reason such research was needed was to find ways to return the Hope Mill to a fully operational site, as well as promoting it as a tourist attraction., Abstract -- Introduction to case study area -- Aims and objectives of Hope Mill restoration project -- Aims and objectives of research -- Definitions -- Research methods -- Non-operational mills in Southern Ontario -- Operational mills in Southern Ontario -- Future suggestions for the operation of the Hope Mill -- Problems with research -- Conclusions -- Figure 1: Map of the Hope Mill Conservation Area -- Figure 2: Map of the location of historic mills in Southern Ontario -- Photographs of the Hope Mill -- References -- Special thanks., By Crystal Martin. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Jamaica Self-Help
I have produced a manual for the Global Education Committee and trip leaders involved with Jamaican Self - Help (JSH). The reason for this project is to improve parts of an existing manual., 1. Abstract -- 2. Acknowledgements -- 3. Jamaican Self-Help manual -- 4. Recommendations -- 5. Placement agreement contract -- 6. Bibliography., by Colleen Slattery ; for Jamaica Self-Help. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references., Geography 440/470: Research in Human Geography.
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.

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