Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Education and environmental degradation in Jamaica
Part 1: Education reader ; Environmental issues in Jamaica -- Part 2: Exploring the colonial legacy in Jamaica: past, present, and possibilities for change., by Phil Abbott., Completed for: Marisa Kaczmarczyk at Jamaica Self-Help ; Supervising professor: David Morrison, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: June 2005, International Development Studies 370 - 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.
Jamaica debt and development
The goal of the project was to research and analyze issues related to development in Jamaica, focusing on the history of the Jamaican international debt, past development strategies in Jamaica, the consequences of the debt for current social development programs, and development alternatives currently in place in Jamaica. The goal of the workshop is to provide a historical context of colonialism in Jamaica; open a discussion on the impacts of the colonial legacy specific to poverty and education., Part 1: Debt, party politics and foreign policy: exploring Jamaica's development experience between 1970 and 1989., Part 2: Exploring the colonial legacy in Jamaica: past, present, and possibilities for change., by Masaya Llaveranas Blanco. --, Includes: research report, bibliography, readers, and bibliography., Completed for: Marisa Kaczmarczyk at Jamaica Self-Help ; Supervising Professor: David Morrison, Trent University, and TCCBE., Date of project submission: June 2005, IDST 490, International Development Studies, Reading courses in International Development.
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.
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.

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