Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Towards sustainable living in Peterborough
Acknowledgments -- Table of contents -- List of figures -- List of tables -- List of appendices -- Purpose and rationale for the study. Definition of terms. Definition of study area -- Literature review. Sustainable development. Straw bale housing. History. Benefits. Common concerns -- Methodology. Primary data collection. Sampling method pertaining to Research Question #4. Primary data analysis. Secondary data collection -- Results and discussion. Section 1: Municipal regulatory control of development. Building regulations. Section 2: Potential stakeholders. Section 3: Municipal receptiveness to sustainable development. Section 4: Opportunities and barriers -- Conclusion., by Sonya Bolton. --, A project report, submitted to Prof. A. Brunger and Prof. J. Marsh, for partial completion of Geography 470, Trent University, Monday, April 2, 2001., Clients: Mr. JP Pawliw of Generation Solar and Mr. Vince Hughes of Peterborough Green-Up., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 470: Research in Human Geography.
Towards best turf care practices for the City of Peterborough
The objectives of this paper are threefold: to describe current practices of the City of Peterborough and their costs; to identify best practices and; to present the relative costs of best and current practices., By Danny Beveridge. --, Includes bibliographic references., ES 383b: Community Research Placement.
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.
Thinking communally, thinking globally
Chapter 1: Introduction and background -- Chapter 2: CED in practice -- Chapter 3: Ensuring success: Transforming capitalism into a vehicle for positive social change -- Chapter 4: Summary and conclusion -- Works cited., by Gavin R. Muir. --, Submitted to: Prof. Mark Neufeld - Politics Department, Kevin Edwards - Manager, Community Opportunity Innovation Network, Politics 490 Internship Program, Friday April 18, 1997., Includes bibliographic references (p. 28)., POLI 490: Politics Internship Program.
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.
The importance of local youth involvement
Title page -- Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Chpater 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Literature Review. Introduction. Geography of Poverty. Geography of Crime. United Way -- Chapter 3: Research area and methodology. Questionnaire design. Data analysis. Ethical concerns -- Chapter 4: Results and discussion. Descriptive statistics of youth respondent sample. Youth opinions and attitudes. Geographical location: Volunteering and participation patterns. Geographical location: Issues and concerns. Discussion of youth volunteering and participation patterns. Discussion of youth issues and concerns -- Chapter 5: Conclusions. Summary of key findings. Research limitations. Considerations and reflection -- References -- Appendices. Appendix 1: Youth consideration survey: Intermediate and Senior. Appendix 2: List of themes. Appendix 3: Frequency table: Total responses per question., by Alice Bickle and Amardeep Takher. --, Includes bibliographic references (p. 61)., GEOG 470.
The implementation of an Ontario turtle DNA archive at Trent University
Seven of the eight turtle species in Ontario are classified as 'at risk' with two, the spotted and the wood turtle, classified as endangered. This undoubtedly high number of calls for conservation action to be implemented to ensure the survival of the turtle race as a whole to continue its existence in the province of Ontario., Executive summary of project -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Results: Literature review summary -- Results: Sampling kits -- Application -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Appendix 1: Contact list -- Appendix 2: Literature review -- Appendix 3: Glossary of key terms., By: Sarah Lippert., Completed for: Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre; Supervising Professor: Joanne Freeland, Trent University; Course Coordinator: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., FRSC 4980: Community-Based Education.
The history, consequences and casual dynamics of school travel in Peterborough, Ontario
by Stephen Hill, Brianna Salmon, Blair Cullen and the students of ERST 3130H Sustainable Innovation course., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Active and Safe Routes to School Committee Peterborough ; Supervising Professor: Stephen Hill ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., ERSC 3130H.
The history of immigration to Peterborough, 1900-1980
by Clare Taylor & Zoe Murray., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: New Canadians Centre & Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration ; Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., GEOG 4030Y.
The future of food and farming
by Sasha Patterson & Christy Cook., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Transition Town Peterborough, Peterborough Social Planning Council, Farms at Work ; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 4220Y.
The community bake oven feasibility study
The results of this survey were, by and large, successful - a point that is well illustrated by the high number of respondents that the survey received. A total of 44 individuals participated in the survey, with response rates varying according to each respective professional category., About this report -- Methodology -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Summary of findings. Executive summary. Survey results. Recommendations -- Recommendations. Executive summary. Potential business models -- Notes -- Bibliography., By Evan Brockest., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 4840H: Environmental Resource Studies Community Based Education.
The Peterborough Youth Hostel development
I. The Canadian tourism market -- II. Canada's new strategic direction -- III. The Ontario tourism market -- IV. The Peterborough tourism market -- V. Hostels: An introduction -- VI. Primary customer profile -- VII. Demographic breakdown -- VIII. Canadian hostel profile -- IX. Hostelling [sic] structure -- X. Competitive analysis -- XI. Attractions -- XII. Future market opportunity., Conducted by Mark Langdon. --

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