Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Volunteer Bureau assessment report
by Heather Stewart and Kasia Kalat ; for the Community Counselling and Resource Centre. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., CDST 422.
Arthur evaluation
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Results -- Recommendations -- Conclusions -- References -- Appendices., by Tammy Stenner and Miriam McFadyen. --, Includes: Final Research Report ; bibliography., Completed for: Arthur, Trent University Student and Community Newspaper ; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2005., Coursework., An author-generated executive summary is available., International Development Studies, IDST 422 - Assessment of development projects.
report on background research into the feasibility of establishing a co-operative canoe marketing venture in the region
The attached report is a summary of background research into the feasibility of developing a co-operative marketing venture with regional canoe and kayak builders. The research questions are: 1) is the proposed project viable according to CED theory? 2) is it viable according to flexible production theory? 3) what are the economic factors that affect the proposed marketing co-op?, by Rose Spencer. --, For: Professor James Struthers, CAHISO 300., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 300: Canada, Communities and Identities.
Reassessment of programs and services provided to the newcomers by the New Canadian [sic] Center
Recommendations -- Introduction -- Question 1 and 2: How long have you lived in Canada? Peterborough? What country are you from? -- Question 3: How did you find out about the New Canadian Center and the services it has? -- Question 4: Are you familiar with the services that are, or have been offered at the New Canadian Center? If yes, which services have you heard of? -- Question 5: Have you (or your family) used some of the services offered by the New Canadian Center? If yes, which ones? -- Question 6: Of the services that you have either used of heard of, which ones were not? How do you think these services could be improved? -- Question 7: What are the 3 most important areas of service that the New Canadian Center should focus on in order to best meet the needs of newcomers to the Peterborough community? -- Question 8: Do you feel prepared for the job market? Do you understand the steps and skills needed to get a job? -- Question 9: What types of services would you like the New Canadian Center to offer in order to assist you (and your family)? -- Question 10: Would you like to volunteer in any way at the New Canadian Center? -- Conclusion -- Appendix., Carol Sparks. --, April 23, 1999., NAST 381a : Theory of Community Based Research.
Final paper on Titles Bookstore, George St, Peterborough
The primary purpose of this project was to research the current trends or best practices in the retail store industry pertaining to layout and design. The focus was on Titles Bookstore on George Street in Peterborough, Ontario., by Catherine Smith. --, [Prepared for] : Supervisor: Dr. Bruce Ahlstrand., Date of project submission: April 11, 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 18)., ADMN 483H: Community-Based Research Project.
Seniors and trail use in Peterborough, Ontario
The primary reason for the research is to determine whether seniors are currently using the trails in Peterborough and to also identify what barriers are preventing seniors from using the trails. Once the barriers are identified the creation of possible business ventures and/or programs to aid in overcoming such barriers is the aim of this endeavor., Abstract -- Literature review and midterm report (revised) -- Examination of selected literature of interest -- Project information. Topic. Client -- Purpose of the project -- Key research questions -- Study area -- Information needs -- Methods of information collection -- Methods of analysis -- Summary of methods and findings -- Seniors residences -- Interview process -- Interpretation of results -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Acknowledgements -- Sources., By Lyndsey Simpson. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 25)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
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.
Community educating action
by Andrew Sauve., Prepared for Peterborough Green-Up., Environmental Resources Studies - ERST 483 - Community-Based Research Project.
Trent University community garden project
The primary purpose of this project was to represent research that can help to develop a community garden on Symons Campus at Trent University. The secondary purpose was to hopefully initiate many new traditions at the university and open the garden to the entire community., 1. Introduction -- 2. History of community gardens efforts at Trent University. 1.1 Location, format and status. 1.2 What can be learned from the past? -- 3. Community gardens in the Peterborough Region. 3.1 The role of the YWCA-Direct support. 3.2 Community gardens not affiliated with the YWCA. 3.3 Related educational and community development programs. 3.4 Factors contributing to success -- 4. Select community gardens outside of Peterborough. 4.1 City Farmer: Vancouver. 4.2 Montreal Community Gardens. 4.3 FoodShare: Toronto. 4.4 Strathcona Community Gardens. 4.5 Community gardens in university settings -- 5. Ecological management techniques. 5.1 Companion planting as a method for pest control. 5.2 Soil maintenance. 5.3 Heritage seed varieties -- 6. Conclusion., By: Anna Sandilands and Christina Dance. --, Date of project submission: February 26, 2001., Includes works cited., ERST 383H: Community Based Research Project.
role of the Arthritis Society as a non-profit organization based in the mid-sized Ontario community of Peterborough
Introduction -- What is arthritis? -- The survey -- What is a non-profit organization? -- A brief history of the Arthritis Society -- The volunteers and others involved -- Funding -- Community orientation and support services -- Government intervention -- The future., Julie Rutledge. --, For J. Struthers, CAHI 477, April 18, 1997., Includes bibliographic references., CAHI 477: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Peterborough
by Adam Ruck., Prepared for: The Youth Career Centre, the T.C.C.B.C. and Geography 470., Includes bibliography., Geography 470: Research in Human Geography.
Groundwater levels and low water responses in the geographical jurisdiction of the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA)
by Jordan Rouse., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) ; Supervising Professor: Peter Lafleur ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEOG 4030Y.

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