Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Diversity among volunteers of the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
At the request of the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC), this report was completed to evaluate diversity among the Centre's pool of volunteers. After deciding on a set of categories (race, culture, language, age, sexual orientation, physical disability, religion and class) as a definition of 'diversity' the authors of this report carried out research at KSAC and the larger Peterborough community through both interviews and surveys., I. Introduction -- II. Methodology -- III. Results -- IV. Analysis and discussion -- V. Recommendations -- VI. Final remark on the process of research -- VII. Appendixes -- VIII. List of references., by Melissa Breton and Sofia Castillo. --, Includes: Final research report; Bibliography., Completed for: Theresa Forson at the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2005., IDST 422, International Development Studies, Community-based research project.
health of Lake Kasshabog today and tomorrow
The Lake Kasshabog Residents Association (LKRA) would like to develop a tool, using a Geographic Information System (GIS), which would be accessible to certain members of the association. With this tool they would be able to describe the extent of damage that shoreline modifications, invasive plant species, fishing practices, etc. are causing to the lake. Using Microsoft Access, a database of field data has been created which has been attached to a digital map of the area. The tools provided with this application allow the user to manipulate the data into a visual representation and to see exactly what is happening to the ecology of Lake Kasshabog. It will be a useful aid for any study done on the lake, and for determining if the lake is improving over time., Executive summary -- Table of contents -- List of figures -- List of appendices -- 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 The client. 1.2 The problem. 1.3 Background information/study area. 1.4 Objectives -- 2.0 Methodology. 2.1 Importing and modifying the data. 2.2 Creating the themes. 2.3 Creating and linking the database. 2.4 Displaying the data in a 3D scene. 2.5 Graphic user interface (GUI) development -- 3.0 Project results -- 4.0 Discussion and conclusions. 4.1 Risk assessment. 4.2 Limitations of the project. 4.3 Potential improvements of the project., by Shawn Seawright. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Terry Rees at the Lake Kasshabog Residents' Association; Supervising Professor: Graham Cogley, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2003., GEOG 440, Research in Physical Geography, Community-based research project.
Kawartha World Issues Centre speakers bureau project
The KWIC Speakers Bureau is a database of local speakers who have volunteered to share their personal knowledge and experiences with the community - as public speakers, discussion leaders, lecturers, and in many other capacities. This year KWIC's focus is on environmental issues, and the expertise that members of the Peterborough community possess in this area is reflected in the wide variety of issues and subject matters that can be found in the Speakers Bureau. This project includes a User's Manual of how to use the database, an article for KWIC's fall newsletter describing the project and it's benefits to the community, as well as a personal reflection, which focuses on the development and implementation of the project., Abstract -- Article -- Reflection -- User's manual., by Candice MacAulay. --, Includes: final research report; reflection paper; user manual., Completed for: Shelia Nabigon-Howlett at KWIC; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., WMST 482, Women's Studies, Community-based research project.
industrialization of farming
The industrialization of farming refers to the transformation whereby farms have become larger-scale, declined in number, and integrated more directly into production and marketing relationships with processors through vertical integrations. This project examines the implications of industrialized farming, including employment, crop quality, environmental impacts, and commodification of water., By: Alice Bickle, Jennie Cartwright and Janal Ingram. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Rachel Gurofsky at OPIRG; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 15-16)., CAST 334H, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project.
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.
Guide for squatters
Introduction -- Section A: The politics of squatting -- Section B: Legal considerations -- Section C: Practical considerations -- Section D: Three squat stories -- Section E: Summary and conclusions -- Section F: Resources -- Appendix A: Relevant sections from the Canadian Criminal Code -- Appendix B: Ontario Trespass to Property Act -- Appendix C: Sections from the Ontario Family and Children Services Act., prepared by Sarah Lamble for the Peterborough Coalition Against Poverty., Date of project submission: April 2002, WMST 400: Advanced Studies in Feminism.
Community awareness survey
The report "Assessing Community Awareness" purpose is to assess the awareness of, and attitudes towards the United Way (UW) and its role in Peterborough City and County., by Pei Chin Teoh and Irene Andayo. --, Completed for: United Way of Peterborough & District ; Professor Chris Beyers, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project completion: April 24, 2006., International Development 422 - Assessment of development projects.
Strategies for growing green health care
1.0 Background -- 2.0 Methodology -- 3.0 Summary of data -- 4.0 Data analysis -- 5.0 Recommendations -- 6.0 A self-assessment -- 7.0 Thanks -- 8.0 Appendices., by Dalal Abdul-Razzaq & Nathan Ashton., Date of project submission: March 2004., Completed for: Peterborough Regional Health Centre; Supervising Professor: Prof. Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education, IDST 422.
introduction and background research analysis
Car sharing is a new and exciting way to travel that cuts costs and reduces gas emissions that pollute our environment. Car sharing is a popular mode of transportation in Europe, which is where the idea originated., 1) Executive summary -- 2) Section 1: What are the macro trends in personal vehicle ownership that effect the long-term viability of car co-cops? -- 3) Section 2: What is happening with vehicle co-ops in other jurisdictions? -- 4) Section 3: What has been the experience of Canadian vehicle co-ops to date in terms of market acceptance and financial performance? -- 5) Section 4: What might we identify as best practice in terms of the management and organization of vehicle co-ops? -- 6) Conclusion -- 7) References -- 8) Appendix section., Presented By: Kim Vu., Date of project completion: January 31, 2000., Presented to: Professor Ahlstrand and Community Opportunity & Innovation Network., Includes bibliographic references (p. 37)., ADMIN 482.
Violence in the workplace
The first half of this paper concerns publications that focus on prevention of physical violence. The second half of this paper discusses methods to prevent other forms of workplace violence, mainly interpersonal conflict, verbal abuse, and colleague sabotage., Executive summary -- Introduction -- Review of workplace violence prevention techniques. Prevention of physical violence. Screening and selection. Policies and procedures. Environmental approaches. Behavioural and administrative approaches. The "ideal" WPV prevention policy. Zero tolerance policies. Risk assessments. Joint Union/management policies. Employee assistance programs. ASAP program. Staff support groups. Prevention of interpersonal conflict, verbal abuse, and sabotage. Toxic behaviour and sabotage. What is a healthy work environment? Characteristics of a positive work culture. Stress reduction and workplace violence. Organizational support and workplace violence -- Conclusions -- Suggestions for further work -- Bibliography., by Jennifer Nash. --, Includes final research report., Completed for: Lynn Zimmer, Y.W.C.A. ; Supervising Professor, Joan Ayre, T.C.C.B.E., Date of project completion: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references (p. 26)., NURS 302 - Community health nursing care.
development design and creation of an outdoor interpretive exhibit
This paper documents the function and benefits of outdoor interpretive exhibits. A proposed bird ecology interpretive exhibit is discussed in detail building on resources that are all ready in place at Camp Kawartha., by Graham Cameron. --, Includes: Final Research Report ; bibliography., Completed for: Jacob Rodenburg at Camp Kawartha ; Supervising Professor: Michael Fox, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: May 2003., Includes bibliographic references., Environmental and Resource Studies ; ERSC 484 - Community-based research project
Assessment of workplace attitudes towards the United Way of Peterborough and District
Executive summary -- Project information -- Methodological rationale -- Research implementation/data collection -- Limitations to data -- Findings and analysis -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- References -- Appendices., written by: Kristen Falcioni, Anita Hayford, Rachel Truant. --, Includes: final research report, appendices., Completed for: Len Lifchus, United Way Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers., The purpose of this Assessment of Workplace Attitudes was to examine the awareness and support workplace donors have towards the United Way of Peterborough & District., Includes references (p. 46)., IDST 422 ; Assessment of Development Studies ; International Development Studies.

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