Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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community needs assessment survey
The purpose of this project was to conduct a community needs assessment for the Peterborough Parent-Child Mother Goose Program (PPCMGP). The program offers group experiences in rhyme, song and storytelling to parents and their children (ages birth to twenty-four months), in ten-week sessions., By Theresa McKay. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., CUST 387: Community-Based Research Project.
Phosphates and automatic dishwashing detergents
The use of phosphates has continued in automatic dishwashing detergents (ADDs) despite the recognition of the impact of phosphorous on aquatic environments. Canada's laws and regulations surrounding the use of phosphorous in detergents are similar to that of other industrialized countries., Introduction -- Phosphorous -- Eutrophication -- Septic systems -- Detergents -- Regulations -- Brands researched -- Material safety data sheet information -- Methodology -- Product testing -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- References., By Ross Lashbrook. --, Date of project submission: Dec 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 52)., ERST 484H: Community-Based Research Project.
Children of the world
Project -- Project organization -- Project research process -- Project activities and events -- Project reflection -- Appendices., Jenny Chong. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., CAST 438: Community Research Placement.
Research report on
This two-part final report is a review of theoretical literature on Violence Against Women and the Aftermath of Violence. Part One of the report will identify the definitions, nature and extent of violence against women in Canada, focusing on a broad-based analysis of the problem, and recognition of its multidimensional nature., 1. Gender-based violence: an introduction -- 2. Measuring gender-based violence: methodological tools -- 3. Spousal abuse: violence against women in intimate partnerships -- 4. Sexual violence -- 5. Theoretical perspectives on violence against women -- 6. Legal response to violence against women -- 7. Conclusion -- 8. Resisting violence: coping/survival strategies -- 9. The consequences and impacts of violence -- 10. Community-based responses to domestic violence -- 11. Community-based responses to sexual violence -- 12. Community-based responses: education and general interventions -- 13. Bibliography., by Nancy Courtney ; for Peterborough Social Planning Council. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 79)., WS/CS 481: Gender, Violence and Community Initiatives in Canada.
A report
Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) and the Concurrent Education department aim to provide future educators with global and environmental perspectives before they are immersed in a teaching career, with the hopes these teachers will spread awareness into their future classrooms. This goal is to be undertaken via a series of workshops and conferences and this document serves as a template for future organizers of such events., 1. Introduction -- 2. Recruitment/organizers -- 3. Brainstorming -- 4. Speakers/resources -- 5. Design: Workshop models -- 6. Location & transportation & food -- 7. Budgets and fundraising -- 8. Promotion & volunteers -- 9. Evaluations, recommendations & follow-up -- 10. Timeline., Nan Kendy. --, Date of project submission: Nov. 2001., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 483.
Environmental Educators Network for Peterborough region
The 21st century [sic] begins with a paradigm shift in attitudes towards online and multimedia education. The understanding is such that the definition, design, and delivery of education will alter global civilization as educators and learners worldwide that [sic] adopts and adapts to network collaborative learning atmosphere., Abstract -- Introduction -- Aims -- Literature review -- Definitions -- Data collection -- Results -- Conclusions -- References and acknowledgements -- Other information, resource evaluation and references., Submitted By: Dave Singh. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 20)., GEOG 470.
Links to Peterborough's educational resources
Today, websites provide the best way for organizations to promote new ideas and to direct those ideas to larger target audience [sic]. The purpose of this project was to develop those ideas and to publish them on a website., I Abstract -- II Introduction -- III Literature review -- IV Statement of question -- V Definitions -- VI Methods of data collection -- VII Data analysis -- VIII Results -- IX Conclusions -- X Suggestions/recommendations/problems -- XI Referencing and acknowledgements -- XII Appendices., By Bob Monks. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 21)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Jamaica Self-Help
I have produced a manual for the Global Education Committee and trip leaders involved with Jamaican Self - Help (JSH). The reason for this project is to improve parts of an existing manual., 1. Abstract -- 2. Acknowledgements -- 3. Jamaican Self-Help manual -- 4. Recommendations -- 5. Placement agreement contract -- 6. Bibliography., by Colleen Slattery ; for Jamaica Self-Help. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references., Geography 440/470: Research in Human Geography.
Family violence in four displays
The purpose of this evaluation is to assess the clarity of the Educational Bristol board displays that we created for the Family Violence committee at the Peterborough Family Resource Centre (PFRC) in the fall/winter of 2001., Penny Akrivopoulos and Alem Tedeneke. --, Date of project submission: April 27, 2002, CDST 422.
Women, health and the welfare state
This document is a transition report on the organization of a conference entitled 'Women, Health and Welfare State,' held at Trent University. The report first outlines the considerations taken into account on the part of the organizers as to how to make the conference an inclusive event, such as venue accessibility, dietary needs and childcare services., Organized by Jill Toombs, Shaindl Diamond and Stephanie Wright. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, WMST 400: Women, Health & The Environment.
An introduction to sustainable housing design
Statement of purpose -- Rationale for study -- Introduction -- I. The need for sustainability in the built environment. The history of sustainable housing -- II. The goals of sustainable housing. To eliminate the current dependency on non-renewable fuels for energy needs. To maximize resource efficiency. To protect environmentally significant areas. To reduce or eliminate pollution-generating activities associated with housing self-sufficiency -- III. Parameters of study: Sustainable housing design in an urban setting. Energy. Waste management. Landscaping and land use. Water. Environmental health. Construction. Affordability. Conclusion., prepared by Arran Timms. --, For Professor J. Earnshaw, ES391, Trent University, February 7, 1994., ES3901.
Mail-order industry analysis for Endue Design Inc
The purpose of this study was to conduct a feasibility study and business plan for the mail-order industry. The competitive situation, market access and do's and don'ts [sic] are considered., 1. Introduction -- 2. Competitive situation -- 3. Market access -- 4. Dos and don'ts [sic] of mail-order -- 5. Mail order tips -- 6. Conclusion., by Michael Stone. --, March 15, 1998., Includes bibliographic references., ADMN 482.

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