Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Tourism promotion within the City of Peterborough
The research project focused on tour site topics, which included historical, geographical, and ecological nature, each associated with a unique location in the Peterborough County. The research compiled for the project was incorporated into a pre-existing tourism product to improve its regional nature through the use of "Tripclick.", Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- List of figures -- 1. Introduction. 1.1 Description. 1.2 Purpose. 1.3 Nature of the study. 1.4 Goals and objectives. 1.5 Research setting. 1.6 Overview of approach. 1.7 Structure of report -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Tourism geography ad the case of Tripclick. 2.3 Recreation geography. 2.4 Historical geography. 2.5 Economic geography. 2.6 Cultural geography. 2.7 Physical geography. 2.8 Qualitative approaches. 2.9 Importance of linkages -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Selection of study area. 3.2 Narratives. 3.3 Website -- 4. Essays. 4.1 Leahy family. 4.2 Rompin' Ronnie Hawkins. 4.3 Andrew Carnegie Library. 4.4 Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. 4.5 Kettles and Kettle Lakes. 4.6 Oak Ridges Moraine. 4.7 Peterborough drumlin field. 4.8 Warsaw Caves -- 5. Narratives. 5.1 Introduction. 5.2 Leahy family. 5.3 Rompin' Ronnie Hawkins. 5.4 Andrew Carnegie Library. 5.5 Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. 5.6 Kettles and Kettle Lakes. 5.7 Oak Ridges Moraine. 5.8 Peterborough drumlin field. 5.9 Warsaw Caves -- 6. Conclusion. 6.1 Summary. 6.2 Discussion of findings. 6.3 Contributions. 6.4 Limitations of research. 6.5 Future research. 6.6 Concluding comments -- 7. Work [sic] cited -- 8. Appendices. Appendix A: Interviews. Appendix B: Research proposal., by Melissa Tone & Danielle Ready. --, Completed for: Tammy Sikma & Bryan Weir at the County of Peterborough ; Supervisor: Mark Skinner, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 65-68)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Invasion of the round goby (negobius melanostomus) in Great Lake tributaries
Invasive species are a continuing issue for Ontario, in both terrestrial and aquatic environments. The round goby is an example of this. This study focuses on the distribution of round gobies within Great Lake tributaries and the impact of barriers., Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B., by Bethany Waite. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography; appendices., Completed for: Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervising Professor: Michael Fox, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 384H, Environmental Resource Science, Community-based research project.
car versus sustainable transportation
This study with students at Peterborough Collegiate Vocational School attempts to understand how youth feel towards the car and sustainable transportation, how this is shaped by age, and how environmental knowledge shapes student behaviours., Introduction -- Literature review. Environmental attitudes. Psycho-spatial dimension of environmental perceptions. Environmental knowledge. Geography of children and youth. Automobile use -- Methodology. Student survey questionnaire. Focus groups. Participant observation -- Results. Survey questionnaire. Focus groups. E.C.O.S. and Gr. 12 presentations -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References., by Lyndsey Corrigan. --, Includes: Literature Review, Final research report, Bibliography., Completed for: Jackie Donaldson at Peterborough Green-Up ; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 29)., GEOG 470 ,Geography, Community-based research project.
County outreach strategy
The purpose of this project was to design an outreach strategy for the Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan in partnership with the Trent Centre for Community Based Education (TCCBE)., Acknowledgements -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Background -- Methodology -- Findings and reflections -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- References., by Alex Valoroso and Paul McCarney. --, Completed for: Barb Woolner at the Trent Centre for Community-based Education; Superviosr: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based Education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 52)., IDST 422, International Development Studies, Assessment of development projects.
Key indicators of failure
by Lily J. Mills., Includes: evaluation template ; results reporting : academic deliverables., Completed for: John K. Muir at Trent Radio ; supervising Professor: Ray Dart, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2007., ADMN 483H: Community-Based Research Project.
How freedom foods presents a new form of farming
This paper was conducted to research how farming regulations differ between several countries and selected areas, and show how these regulations could be improved. This paper looks at Ontario's current farming regulations as well as Freedom Foods standards, and compares them to Britain and New Zealand., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Background information of farming operations -- 3.0 Methodology -- 4.0 Results -- 5.0 Discussion -- 6.0 Relevance to Freedom Foods -- 7.0 Conclusion -- 8.0 Recommendations for further research -- 9.0 Bibliography -- Appendix A: Glossary of terms -- Appendix B: Relevant sections from the Rules for Livestock Movements -- Appendix C: Relevant sections from the Meat Inspection Act (Ontario)., by Kyle Rody. --, Includes: final research report ; bibliography., Completed for: Roger Harley at Freedom Foods ; Supervising Professors: Susan Wurtele and Steven Tufts, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission : April 2005., Includes bibliographic references (p. 42-43)., GEOG 470 - Research in Human Geography.
Exploring the relationship between educational experience and homelessness
by Sean Veecock. --, Includes: literature review ; final research report ; bibliography., Completed for: Shari Davis at the Learning Disabilities Association ; Supervising Professor: Jim Struthers, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: May 2004., This paper examines the educational backgrounds of eleven homeless youth in Peterborough. This examination seeks to determine if there is a correlation between level of education and youth homelessness., Includes bibliographic references (p. 29-30)., CAST 477 ; Canadian Studies.
Dickson Mills Heritage Conservation District
This project was created with hopes of developing a historical conservation district surrounding the area where Samuel Dickson's sawmill was located. This mill was located on the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario., Intro -- Literature review -- History of the area. Peterborough. Samuel Dickson -- Methods -- GIS mapping of the Dickson Mills area -- Observations/results -- Discussion -- Conclusion. The future -- References -- Appendices. Proposed boundary. Original home owners. Addresses related to Dickson Mill. Dickson Mills GIS application. Final GIS layout. Dickson sawmill rebuilding plans and pictures., By Curis Shane and Marisa Bosa. --, Completed for: Erik Hanson, City of Peterborough ; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2007, This project was created with hopes of developing a historical conservation district surrounding the area where Samuel Dickson's sawmill was located. A social history was created by examining the occupations of the residents of the area., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Geography education program
Researchers prepared a comprehensive geography education program for students in grades seven and eight in keeping with Ontario curriculum requirements, intended for use at Galt House Private School (London, Ontario). The program includes lesson plans and classroom activities accompanied by informative overviews of the topic of study., Erin James and Megan Gallant. --, Includes: curriculum instructional manual ; literature review ; final research report ; bibliography., Completed for: Ruth Smith at Galt House ; Supervising Professor: Alan Bringer, Rent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2004., GEOG 470 ; Research in Human Geography.
Continuation of the family caregiving role after nursing home placement
Debbie Hamilton. --, Completed for: Marycrest Home for the Aged, Professor Sharon Hepburn, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Instructor: Alema Heitlinger., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references., SOCI 492H
Integrating young and elderly in a long-term care facility
Fiona MacLeod. --, Completed for: Marycrest Home for the Aged, Professor Sharon Hepburn, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2003., NURS 302: Community Health Nursing.
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.

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