Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Somewhere to live or something to eat : Peterborough edition
Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Findings. The sample. Income. Housing. Food. Health. Discrimination -- Recommendations -- Methodology -- Bibliography., prepared for Kawartha Food Share by: Alissa Paxton, Sarena Santilly and Laura Eustace. --, Includes: resource binder, housing and hunger, a report on housing and food issues among clients of Kawartha Food Share's food bank member agencies., Includes bibliographic references (p. 17)., Women's Studies, Environmental Studies: ERST 334.
Solar power generation feasibility study
Mike Peddle and David Wasserman., Includes: Final Research Report ; Bibliography., Completed for: Community Opportunity and Innovation Network Inc. (COIN) ; Professor Kathryn Campbell, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project completion: April 1998., Business Administration 482 - Community-based research project.
Social barriers to litterless lunches
This research project is one of the first studies of litterless lunch programs in Ontario schools. Our research project was done in conjunction with Peterborough Green-Up, an environmentally friendly community organization, who enlisted our assistance for this research., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Section 1: Introduction. 1.1 Purpose of this project. 1.2 Key research questions. 1.3 Study area. 1.4 Key research terms. 1.5 Relevant geographic issues and debates -- Section 2: Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Cultural geography. 2.4 Social geography. 2.5 Feminist geography. 2.6 Barriers. 2.7 Litterless lunches and waste reduction practices -- Section 3: Methodology and area of research. 3.1 Description of research area. 3.2 Textual analysis. 3.3 Qualitative research: Focus groups. 3.4 Data organization and analysis. 3.5 Ethical concerns -- Section 4: Results and discussion. 4.1 Changes in methodology. 4.2 Opinions and attitudes of students. 4.3 Opinions and attitudes of teachers. 4.4 Opinions and attitudes of parents -- Section 5: Conclusion. 5.1 Summary of key findings. 5.2 Limitations of the research. 5.3 Reflection and considerations for the future. 5.4 Final summation -- References -- Appendices., Completed by: Alexandra Trotter and Melissa Lentini., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Small city community gardens
by Matt Hopkins. --, Includes: literature review ; final research report ; bibliography., Completed for: Jennifer Rowe at the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education ; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger and Alison Bain, Trent University ; TCCBE., The purpose of this report is to develop both information for focus groups to discuss the benefits of community gardens and a survey to gather additional information., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes references., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-Based Research Project.
Single motherhood and social assistance in Ontario
Introduction -- Chapter 1: The research methodology -- Chapter 2: The introduction of Mothers' allowances in Ontario -- Chapter 3: The family benefits allowance experience: The voices of women today -- Conclusion -- Appendices -- Bibliography., by Tammy Pattison. --, A community based education project, Trent University and The Peterborough Social Planning Council., This project was completed for Canadian Studies/History 477, supervised by Professor Jim Struthers, April 1997., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 477.
Shoreline naturalization plan along Hague boulevard
Introduction -- Research on the benefits of naturalization -- The subject site -- High-end naturalization plans for the entire shoreline -- Shoreline photos -- Permits -- Potential funding sources -- Recommendations for the Lakefield Trail Committee -- List of references -- Appendices., Prepared by: Christina Soliman., Completed for: Lakefield Millenium Trail Committee; Supervising Professor: Brendan Hickie, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 483H
Settlement symposium planning with the New Canadians Centre of Peterborough
The report for the new Canadians' Centre of Peterborough (NCCP) deals with the perceived need for, and desire of, the agency to hold a symposium that would help to bridge the gap between newcomer's needs and the ability of service providers in Peterborough to deal with Newcomer issues., Introduction -- Section I: New Canadian Centre, Peterborough (NCCP) -- Section II: Methodology -- Section III: Funding sources -- Section IV: Past local and regional symposiums/workshops -- Section V: Focus group feedback and potential community partners -- Section VI: Anticipated structure of the settlement symposium -- Section VII: Canadian multicultural and immigration policy -- Section VIII: Class feedback and recommendations -- Section IX: Personal reflections: Benefits and barriers -- Section X: Closing remarks -- Appendix -- References/Resources., Richard Webster., Completed for: Professor Jessa Chupik, Trent University ; TCCBE., Includes: final report; bibliography., Includes bibliography (p. 37)., Political Studies, POST 477
Services for seniors in Peterborough County
Introduction -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Results -- Discussion -- Recommendations -- Suggestions for further research -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A: Map of study area -- Appendix B: Frequency/organizations spreadsheets -- Appendix C: Demographic information -- Appendix D: Ethnic origins -- Appendix E: Labour force by occupation -- Appendix F: Organization contact information., Jennifer Pederson. --, Department of Geography, Trent University., Includes references (p. 19)., GEO 470: Research in Human Geography.
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.
Seniors and trail use in Peterborough, Ontario
The primary reason for the research is to determine whether seniors are currently using the trails in Peterborough and to also identify what barriers are preventing seniors from using the trails. Once the barriers are identified the creation of possible business ventures and/or programs to aid in overcoming such barriers is the aim of this endeavor., Abstract -- Literature review and midterm report (revised) -- Examination of selected literature of interest -- Project information. Topic. Client -- Purpose of the project -- Key research questions -- Study area -- Information needs -- Methods of information collection -- Methods of analysis -- Summary of methods and findings -- Seniors residences -- Interview process -- Interpretation of results -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Acknowledgements -- Sources., By Lyndsey Simpson. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 25)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Seeds of Change Community Hub evaluation George Street United Church
by Michelle Lovering & Sarah Hughes., Date of Project Completion: April 2014., Completed for: Seeds of Change Community Hub; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., IDST 4220Y.
Secondary global education program
The project consisted of creating two global education workshops intended to engage proactively with high school classes. My position at KWIC was the global education workshop program coordinator., 1. Final report. Summary of project (including project schedule) -- 2. Introduction to Global Education workshops for secondary students. Introduction to workshop presentations. Table: Human Rights and Food Security topics that relate the Ontario Curriculum to each workshop -- 3. Food Security workshop. Background essay on Food Security. Workshop activities. Handouts. Bibliography -- Human Rights workshop. Background essay on Human Rights. Workshop activities. Handouts. Bibliography -- Evaluation. Student participants. Workshop facilitators. Teachers., by Dan Morrison. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Kawartha World Issues Centre, Professor Jennifer Clapp, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., IDS 370: Community-Based Research Project.

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