Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Harvesting the edible landscape
The purpose of this project is to assess the various forms that community gardening can have towards programming for food security initiatives, and determine what is currently happening in the City of Peterborough. The main question to be answered within this project is defining what the current food security projects need regularly and match these with attempts that are being made in community gardens to grow extra food for security initiatives., Acknowledgements & abstract -- Introduction -- Organization and community context -- Scope of this project -- Community gardening in North America -- City of Peterborough and food security -- Community gardening in Peterborough, Ontario -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Directory of additional resources -- References., Candice MacDonald and Nadine Leitch. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Documenting Mohawk language loss and renewal
This project documents Aboriginal language loss and contemporary re-vitalization efforts within the Tyendinaga, Mohawk Territory. The significance of Aboriginal language retention and usage, for individuals and organizations invested in re-vitalization efforts, is explored and documented in a short film., Abstract -- Background -- Project summary -- Research areas -- Documentary film -- Documentary film research methodology -- Documentary film research protocol -- Summary of documentary film research findings -- Summary of literature review -- Summary of literature review findings -- Internal organizational review -- Organization history -- Mohawk language children's theatre project -- Production history -- Goals and objectives -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Appendix A: Literature review -- Appendix B: Sample interview questions -- Appendix C: Consent form -- Appendix D: Kahnawa:ke language law -- Appendix E: Project poster., Researcher Sue Collis., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 3810Y: 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.
The Kawartha Barrens trail study
The Kawartha Barrens Trail Study was performed by David Lester during the winter of 2001/2002. The research was performed to identify priority trail features and [sic] propose hiking and skiing routes within and around the Kawartha Barrens Enhanced Management Area, located 45 minutes north of Peterborough, Ontario., Abstract -- Introduction -- Study area -- Benefits of trails -- Literature review -- Methods -- Results -- Requirements -- Wildlife corridor -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Acknowledgements., By David Lester., Includes bibliographic references (p. 23-24)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
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.
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.
Workplace transportation choices
Abstract -- Introduction and purpose -- Literature review -- Method -- Results -- Analysis and discussion -- Conclusions and recommendations -- References and bibliography -- Appendices., by Parimeeta Shah., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Monitoring protocols examining shoreline naturalization and measures of water quality
by Catherine Warren., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 383 and ERST 316.
Land stewardship
by Tim Desson., ERST 383.
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
Making the Canadian Canoe Museum accessible
Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- 1. The site -- 2. Entrances -- 3. The lobby - 4. Horizontal access -- 5. Vertical access -- 6. Recreation areas -- 7. Displays -- 8. Gift shop -- 9. Washrooms -- 10. The visually impaired and blind -- 11. The hearing impaired -- 12. Future considerations -- Appendices -- Photos -- Local agencies -- Bibliography., by Tyler Schaefer., CAST/HIS 300: Canada: communities and identities.

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