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.
Spaces of racism II
Section one: Introduction -- Section two: Methodology -- Section three: Analysis -- Racism -- Sexism and gender discrimination as compared to racism -- Comparison to last year's results -- Section four: Conclusion -- Section five: Recommendations -- Appendices., by Linzy Bonham and Andres Salazar., WMST 483H
School ground greening plan for Prince of Wales School
by Jessica Bosch., Completed for: Prince of Wales Public School; Supervising Professor: Prof. Tom Hutchinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of Project Submission: April, 2010., ERST 4840H, Community-Based Research Project.
Discovering the health of the people of Peterborough during the 1830s using the ledgers of Doctor Hutchison
Doctor Hutchison was Peterborough's first resident Doctor which made him an important historical figure. Thus his house has been turned into a museum. His ledgers containing information from 1830-1839 were analyzed to assess what treatments he was giving people, what diseases these treatments were linked to, and their cultural, social and historical significance., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Introduction. Key research terms -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendices. A: Ledger of treatments organized chronologically. B: Ledger of treatments organized alphabetically. C: Alphabetical list of treatments. D: Treatment occurrence. E: Treatments and uses. F: General definitions., By: Ann-Marie Bowman. --, Includes bibliographic references, index and appendices., FRSC 4980Y: Community-Based Education Research Project.
Greening the schoolyard
The schoolyard plays an important role in the healthy development of students and is a space that can be used not only for academic learning, but also for fostering a sense of community. 'Greening' or building natural environments in schoolyards can enhance the overall educational experience of the child, and may even have an impact later in in their adult life., 1. Introduction. 1.1 Purpose of the project. 1.2 Key research terms. 1.3 Study area -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Relevant geographical issues and debates. 2.2 Benefits of schoolyards and gardening programmes. 2.3 Lessons on how to establish green schoolyard programmes. 2.4 Challenges. 2.5 Conclusion -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Partcipants. 3.2 Materials. 3.3 Procedure. 3.4 Surveys -- 4. Results and discussion. 4.1 Challenges. 4.2 Student survey. 4.3 Staff survey. 4.4 Parent survey. 4.5 Community survey. 4.6 Focus group. 4.7 The 'Ten Year Green Schoolyard Plan' -- 5. Conclusion. 5.1 Summary of key findings. 5.2 Research limitations. 5.3 Suggestions for the future. 5.4 Final summation -- 6. References -- 7. Appendices., Completed for: R.F. Downey Public School. Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Research in Human Geography.
Brock Mission evaluation report
1 Introduction -- 2 Evaluation profile -- 3 Qualitative data findings and analysis -- 4 Quantitative data findings and analysis -- 5 Recommmendations -- 6 Conclusions -- 7 Sources consulted -- Appendices., Charmaine Brett; Benjamin vanVeen. --, Executive summary towards completion of the Brock Mission Service, Evaluation project for: Bill McNabb at Brock Mission, Supervising Professor: Prof. Daniel Powell, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 23)., IDST 422
ROC needs assessment in response to domestic violence
Introduction -- Literature review -- Reason for research -- The setting -- Methodology -- Results -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., by Jennifer Brinkhurst., Includes questionnaire., Date of project completion: August 29, 2002., Includes references., Sociology 492.
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.
Navigating the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) for victims of violent crime
by Haley Brough., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service ; Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., FRSC 4890Y.
Alternative negotiation methods
This project explores methods of negotiation. It begins with a description of the pros and cons of traditional bargaining, stressing that the drive to win in such a process tends to lead to aggression. The author goes on to describe several alternative methods of negotiation, focusing on Interest-Based Bargaining, a method of negotiation that encourages open discussion and mutual co-operation based on the development of trust between the negotiation partners., Traditional bargaining -- Alternative based negotiations -- Positions and interests -- How all the units in a collective agreement come together -- Interested based negotiation -- Trust is key -- Four areas of development in IBB -- The first step: "Issues" -- The second step: "Interests" -- Debono's six hats -- The third step: "Brainstorming" -- The fourth stage: "Solution" -- The disadvantages of IBB -- Impressions -- My own opinion regarding IBB and traditional bargaining -- Bibliography., by Jennifer L. Brown. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: United Way and the Peterborough District Labour Council; Professor Ted Crabtree, Trent University; Trent-Centre for community-based education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 31)., ADMN 483H, Business Administration, Community-based research project.
Ontario Disability Support Program and The Natural Blends Cafe trainee program
The research paper contains both the results of an evaluation of the Natural Blends Cafe training program and a discussion of the impacts of the Provincial Government's social policies on the program., Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Dianne Woodruff at Natural Blends Cafe Trainee Program; Supervising Professor: Jim Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of submission: March 2004., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 477, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project
Analyzing demographics in comparison with early childhood development
The report "analyzing demographics in comparison with early childhood development" [sic] main focus is to see what correlations exist between neighbourhood income levels and school readiness as measured by EDI (early development instrument)., Definitions of terms -- Introduction -- Definition of problem -- Background information/research -- Client information -- Objectives -- Services -- Benefits of services -- Resources -- Study site -- Data acquisition -- Data preprocessing -- Methodology description -- Results -- Conclusion -- Limitations and recommendations., Craig Buchinski. --, Includes bibliographic references (p. 46-47)., GEOG402: Thesis.

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