Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Farm-to-table sourcing
by Danni Dickson., Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Completed for: The Seasoned Spoon Cafe; Supervising Professor: Stephen Bocking, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., ERSC 4830Y.
Public survey on housing and homelessness
by Elise Dingman, Tara-Lyn Prindiville and Jocelyn Blazey., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Completed for: City of Peterborough Housing Division; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 4220Y.
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.
OPIRG ethical food sourcing
The major goal of this project was to begin documenting and researching about ethical food sourcing movements happening at universities nationally. Project research included: fair trade, ethical sourcing, procurement policies., 1.0 Introduction to the project -- 2.0 Research methodology -- 3.0 Glossary of terms -- 4.0 What is 'ethical sourcing?' -- 5.0 What is fair trade? -- 6.0 University procurement -- 7.0 The relationship between academia and activism -- 8.0 Case studies -- 9.0 Future directions/way forward -- 10.0 Report bibliography -- Appendix A: Original literature review (including its own bibliography)., by Steve Disher and Hayley Goodchild. --, Includes: final research report; case studies., Completed for: Karen Sutherland at OPIRG; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2007., Case Studies: University of British Columbia; Simon Fraser University; University of Alberta; University of Manitoba; University of Guelph; McMaster University; York University; Trent University; Queen's University., Includes bibliographic references (p. 25-26)., ERST 334H, The Canadian Food System, a community development approach.
The Seasoned Spoon
As an independent, non-profit, student-run business, the cafe has the strong position of being offered a prime location with no rent from Trent University's Otanabee [sic] College Cabinet. This generous donation, combined with technical and financial assistance from student groups and experience and resources from academic departments, gives the cafe a wide and strong background from which to start., Executive summary -- Funding -- Company profile -- Administrative structure -- Sales and marketing plan -- Store operations -- Finances -- Human resources -- Appendix., Prepared by Jessi Dobyns. --, ADMN 482.
Performing art in non-traditional spaces
'Performing Art in non Traditional Spaces: The Role of Theatre in the Art Gallery of Peterborough' is an assessment of two productions in the Art Gallery of Peterborough (AGP) where a wide variety of art mediums were used to create theatre art, mainly geared to students., Executive summary -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Findings -- Analysis -- Conclusion -- Recommendations -- Bibliography -- Appendix 1. Interview questions/questionnaires -- Appendix 2. Email consent form -- Appendix 3. Consent form -- Appendix 4. Peterborough Examiner Article #1 -- Appendix 5. Peterborough Examiner Article #2., Submitted by: Anna Doddridge, Joanne Tucker, Jennifer de Vries. --, An evaluation report completed for: The Art Gallery Peterborough, Professor Chris Beyers, IDST 422, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community Based Education (TCCBE)., Submitted on: Thursday, April 13th, 2006., Project Duration: December 2005 - April 2006., Includes bibliographic references (p. 59)., IDST 422: Assessment of development projects.
Assessment and design of a nature trail system and interpretative manual for Marrick's Landing resort
Marrick's Landing Resort in Burleigh Falls is suitable for nature trail development in a two-phase process that will enable safe, scenic and enjoyable hiking and show shoeing activities. This experience will be strengthened through the use of the accompanying site-specific nature trail interpretive manual outlining existing species of flora and fauna, information about what species to look for and when, recommended trail etiquette and a map of trails at Marrick's Landing., Abstract -- List of figures and inserts -- Acknowledgements -- Glossary -- Chapter one: Introduction -- Chapter two: Literature review -- Chapter three: Methodology -- Chapter four: Results. Marrick's Landing nature trail system. Marrick's Landing nature trail interpretive manual -- Chapter five: Discussion -- Chapter six: Conclusion -- References -- Trail design support materials., by Jamie Doherty., Date of project submission: 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 30)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Trent Wildlife Sanctuary
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the public of Peterborough County on the importance of environmental education, sustainable living and alternative energy. The educators of the Environment Centre have requested that secondary research be compiled on the Trent Wildlife Sanctuary, the section of land that surrounds the facility., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Keywords -- Introduction -- Methods -- Analysis -- Results -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References., Amanda Downard. --, Includes bibliographic references., Forensics 4890Y: Community-Based Education Research Project.
Historical agricultural site research
Introduction -- Methods -- Overview -- Challenges -- Recommendations -- Research log -- Individual research hours -- Appendeces [sic]., By: Kollene Drummond, Jenna James, Kirsten Thomson, Derek Foley, and Daniel J. Bourassa., Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., ERST 3340H - The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
The story of Nassau Hills Farm
Introduction. -- Early Inhabitants and Agriculturalists. -- Era of European Settlement. -- Back at Nassau Hills Farm. -- The Nassau Mills Community. -- The Farm Buildings and More about the Bolton Family. -- The Development of Trent University and its Impacts on Nassau Hills Farm and the Nassau Mills Community. -- Conclusions. -- Bibliography. -- Appendix One - Land Registry. -- Appendix Two - Deed of Land James Crowley to Cornelius Crowley. -- Appendix Three - Deed of Land Robert Bolton to Ernest and Margaret Bolton. -- Appendix Four - Lot 7 Concession 10 Map. -- Appendix Five - Bylaw to Authorize Expropriation. -- Appendix Six - Peterborough Examiner "Trent University Accused of Land-Grabbing". -- Appendix Seven - Peterborough Examiner "Trent President denies Land Acquisition Unfair". -- Appendix Eight - Peterborough Examiner "Buying Large Land Areas Good Economic Planning"., Prepared by: Kollene Drummond, Completed for: Trent Vegetable Gardens; Supervising Professor: Stephen Bocking, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references., ERST 4840H - Community-Based Research Project.
Substance abuse
by Tyler Dryden and Anita Vieu-Robson., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Completed for: Peterborough Drug Strategy; Supervising Professor: Cathy White; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., NURS 2020H.
Sustainability
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Research questions -- Methodlogy -- Literature review -- Background statistical information -- Worldwide indicators and sustainability frameworks -- Recommended indicators for the City of Peterborough -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., James Durkin., Includes final research report., Date of Project completion: April 1, 2006, Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-57)., GEOG 440, Geography, Research in Physical Geography.

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