Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Client demographic and community awareness of continuing education at Trent University
The objective of the research is to explore and gain a better understanding of the community's awareness and expectations of the Continuing Education program. The community's perceptions of Continuing Education will be investigated., Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Literature review. The changing face of adult learning. Structural approaches to education. A post-structural perspective on education. Motivations. Barriers. Demographics. Methodology for studying adult and continuing education -- Methodology. Part A. Part B. Limitations -- Results. Part A: Database results. Part B: Survey results -- Discussion. Part A. Part B: Discussion and comparison. Recommendations for future research -- Conclusions and implications -- Appendix A: Graphs -- Appendix B: Charts -- Appendix C: Maps -- References., by Leigh Little, Sarah Fee, and Lauren Cooper. --, Includes: final research report; literature review; appendix; bibliography., Completed for: Karen Maki and Melanie Sedge at Continuing Education Trent University; Supervising Professor: Steven Tufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 44)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research Project.
Monitoring the effects of acid pulse during spring thaw on the water systems of Haliburton Forest
The primary purpose of this project was to measure the extent of acid and polluting pulses during spring thaw in four lakes in the Haliburton Forest, each impacted differently. The secondary purpose of the project was to recommend a monitoring program because by using the collected and analyzed data predictions can be made of the effects of acid pulse on aquatic life and habitat., Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Recommendations for monitoring -- References -- Appendix I: Location of lakes in the Haliburton Forest -- Appendix II: Volumes of the four study lakes -- Appendix III: Sampling sites for Clear, Macdonald, Havelock and Stocking -- Appendix IV: Raw data tables., by Charlotte Sharkey. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve; Professor Tom Hutchinson, Trent University; Trent-Centre for Community-based education., Date of project completion: April 2001., CAST 381, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project.
Applying a planning framework and GIS to the ambulance location problem in the County of Peterborough, Ontario
Abstract -- Introduction -- Methodlogy -- History -- Supply -- Demand -- Impacts -- Planning -- Bibliography -- Appendix I: GIS maps -- Appendix II: ARIS data summary., by Trevor James Rodie. --, Prepared for: Prof. John Marsh., Appendix I: GIS maps ; appendix II: ARIS data summary ; tables and figures., Includes bibliographic references (p. 22)., Geography 470: Research in Human Geography.
Kawartha Choice final research report
Kawartha Choice is currently in need of funding. This paper examines funding opportunities available to Kawartha Choice. The authors contacted nine community groups from Ontario who are promoting local food security in their region to determine structure of their organizations, their mandates, their programs and how they fund their programs: Kawartha Farm Fresh, Caledon Countryside, Local Flavours, Durham Farm Fresh, Taste the County, Toronto Food Share, Waterloo FoodLink, York Region Farm Fresh Association. Section three of this report is an analysis of the various ways that KC can fund their organization., Executive summary -- Introduction -- Section one: Research methods -- Section two: Local food organizations. Kawartha Farm Fresh. Caledon Countryside. Local Flavours. Durham Farm Fresh. Taste the Country. Toronto Food Share. Waterloo FoodLink. York Region Farm Fresh Association. EcoPerth -- Section three: Funding summary. 3.1 Structural options. 3.2 Business and community partnerships. 3.3 In-kind donations and fundraising. 3.4 Funding organizations -- Section four: Analysis of results -- Appendix 1: Questionnaire -- Appendix 2: Map -- References., by Aimee Blyth, Laura Hale and Jennifer Nantais. --, Includes: final research report; appendix; bibliography., Completed for: Stuart Harrison at Kawartha Choice; Supervising Professor: Peter Andree, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission December 2005., Kawartha Choice was founded in 2004 and is a "grassroots, volunteer initiative that supports local farmers by promoting the wide variety of products grown in the Kawartha region," (Good Food Guide, cover)., Includes bibliographic references (p. 26)., ERST 334H, Canadian Studies, Community-Based Research Project.
Are Peterborough's public spaces accessible?
The goal of this project is to examine levels of accessibility within public space in the City of Peterborough. The authors are comparing Sadleir House to other public spaces (Market Hall, Lions Club, Peterborough Public Library, George Street United Church) to highlight the need for Sadleir House to be renovated to improve its level of accessibility., Acknowledgments -- Abstract -- 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Background of Sadleir House -- 3.0 Literature review. 3.1 Literature review introduction. 3.2 Definitions. 3.3 Research framework. 3.4 Previous studies -- 4.0 Methods -- 5.0 Observations and results. 5.1 Inventory checklist observations and results. 5.2 Survey observation and results. 5.3 Observation and results discussion -- 6.0 Discussion -- 7.0 Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., by Amanda Reid and Trisha Pearce. --, Includes: final research report; literature review; appendix., Completed for: Karen Sutherland at OPIRG; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-54)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-based research project.
Peterborough Coalition Against Poverty fundraising manual
Section A: Introduction -- Section B: Some basic rules about fundraising for PCAP -- Section C: Grants -- Section D: Merchandise -- Section E: Publicity -- Section F: Media relseases -- Section G: Event -- Section G2: Example -- Section H: Trent Student Levy -- Section I: Asking individuals for money -- Section J: Conclusion., prepared by Daniel Bastien for the Peterborough Coalition Against Poverty, Professor Jim Conley, and the Trent Centre for Community Based Education. --, Date of project completion: May 2, 2006., Politics 487: Community based research project.
PARN
This aim of this evaluation is to help PARN asses their work and the effectiveness of their programs. The evaluation will give insight into areas that they could improve and better serve their clients., I. Introduction to PARN and the evaluation -- II. Evaluating PARN's LGBTTS youth programming -- III. Evaluating PARN's Gay/Bi/MSM programming -- IV. Recommendations -- V. The "Big Picture" : Concluding the evaluation -- VII. Works cited -- VIII. Appendices., Written By: Hayley Goodchild and Jonathan Robinson., Includes a questionnaire., Date of submission: May 19, 2007, Includes bibliographic references (p. 28)., IDST 422.
Local food sourcing feasibility study
The project involved the Festival of Trees and how to "green" it with sustainable practices for the following year. Since the Festival beneficiaries are healthcare organizations, it was even more imperative that they promote and exercise healthy and sustainable practices. The "greening" process began in 2006 with a focus on waste reduction. The Preview Gala was examined and it was attempted to locally source the food and beverages served at this event., by Shannon Morrison, Sasha Tyers, and Jacqueline Cameron. --, Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Mary Conchelos & Ruth Kuchinad from Festival of Trees Green Tream; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2007., CAST 334H, The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Small city community gardens
by Matt Hopkins. --, Includes: literature review ; final research report ; bibliography., Completed for: Jennifer Rowe at the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education ; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger and Alison Bain, Trent University ; TCCBE., The purpose of this report is to develop both information for focus groups to discuss the benefits of community gardens and a survey to gather additional information., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes references., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-Based Research Project.
Land search and purchase by conservation organization
This project summarizes the behind the scenes effort that goes into pursuing land for possible purchase by a conservation organization., Reflection of project -- Chain of title (North Kawartha) -- Recent of documentation (North Kawartha) -- Chain of title (South Monaghan) -- Chain of title (Dummer) -- Recent Documentation (North Monaghan) -- Tax incentive programs for properties of interest -- Research placement agreement -- Peterborough County official plan -- Chain of titles (Manvers) -- Tax information (North Kawartha) -- Assessment information -- Time outline., by Pam Ruttan. --, Includes: Final Reserach Report., Completed for: Carol Andrews at Kawartha Heritage Conservancy ; supervising Professor: Ian Attridge, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2007., Environmental & Resource Studies ERST 425H - Advanced environmental law.
guide to anti-racist resources in Peterborough
An annotated bibliography of anti-racism resources located within Peterborough., Peterborough Public Library -- Stratton House Public Library -- Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board -- Community Race Relations Committee -- Kawartha World Issues Center -- Internet resources -- How to conduct anti-racism research online., by Brendan Bell., CAST 477.
OPIRG's volunteer services
The report explores the relationship between the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) in Peterborough and its volunteers. The report presents and reflects on the main findings and recommendations of a research undertaken in 2004, which was called by last year's OPIRG's Board of Directors., Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Chapter 1: Introduction and methodlogy. Introduction. Organizational profile. Methodology -- Chapter 2: Results. Introduction to results. Past: Learning from the past. Present: Current challenges and experiences. Future: Fostering debate and proposing directions -- Epilogue -- References -- Appendixes., by Andres Garcia and Masaya Llavaneras-Blanco. --, Includes: Final research report; Bibliography., Completed for: Jessie White at the Ontario Public Interest Research Group; 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.

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