Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Rural community child care assessment project
Abstract -- Terms of reference -- Introduction -- Key research questions -- Site map (Peterborough County) -- Literature survey -- Methodology -- Results -- Site map of the Village of Norwood -- Site map of the Village of Havelock -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- Suggestions for future research -- References -- Acknowledgments -- Appendices., by Amy Beath. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 27)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
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.
Sensitivity of the Jackson Creek hydrologic system to climate change
If climate change occurs it could seriously impact the work and programs of Otonabee Region Conservation Authority as well as having environmental and socio-economic effects on local watersheds. This study was intended to examine the possible change in flood probabilities in the Jackson Creek sub-watershed located within the Otonabee Conservation watershed in response to increases resulting from global warming changes to rainfall depths of storms of various durations., A research report by Chris Straw. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 440.
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.
Recommendations for the future use of the Hope Mill as a tourist attraction and public programming ideas through the comparison of other historic mills
This research was conducted under the request of the Hope Mill Restoration Committee, Otonabee Conservation Foundation. The reason such research was needed was to find ways to return the Hope Mill to a fully operational site, as well as promoting it as a tourist attraction., Abstract -- Introduction to case study area -- Aims and objectives of Hope Mill restoration project -- Aims and objectives of research -- Definitions -- Research methods -- Non-operational mills in Southern Ontario -- Operational mills in Southern Ontario -- Future suggestions for the operation of the Hope Mill -- Problems with research -- Conclusions -- Figure 1: Map of the Hope Mill Conservation Area -- Figure 2: Map of the location of historic mills in Southern Ontario -- Photographs of the Hope Mill -- References -- Special thanks., By Crystal Martin. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Determining areas of bedrock groundwater vulnerability to contamination in the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority drainage basin
A large number of scientific reports, government publications and newspapers identify a growing scarcity of freshwater resources for human beings and ecosystems worldwide. Not only are there a finite number of freshwater resources in the world, of the ones we extract water from we continue to contaminate at an alarming rate,, Abstract -- Terms and descriptions -- List of table and figures -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Study area. 2.1 General characteristics. 2.2 Land use. 2.3 Groundwater use and history. 2.4 Physiography. 2.5 Bedrock -- 3. Design methodology. 3.1 Methodology Methodology flow chart. 3.2 Inventory of groundwater data. 3.3 Specific capacity, susceptibility and vulnerability. 3.4 Geographical information systems and cartographic methods. 3.5 Reduction criteria and methodology rationale -- 4. Results. 4.1 Groundwater occurrence in the bedrock. 4.2 Specific capacity. 4.3 Areas of susceptibility. 4.4 Areas vulnerable to contamination -- 5. Interpretation/discussion of results -- 6. Conclusions -- 7. Future recommendations to consider -- 8. Acknowledgements -- References., by Steve Perry ; for Otonabee Region Conservation Authority. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 27)., GEOG 440.
School program coordination
PALS is an after school program initiated by the Trent University Concurrent Education department for students Grades 4 to 8 in the Peterborough area. Recently PALS was in partnership with Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) to coordinate a field trip (to Camp Kawartha) to learn about global environmental issues., by Lisa Tsumura. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., ERST 383: Community-Based Research.
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.
Memories of a global educator
Jennifer Ball. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, CUST 387: Community-Based Research Project.

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