Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection


Volunteer Bureau assessment report
by Heather Stewart and Kasia Kalat ; for the Community Counselling and Resource Centre. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., CDST 422.
From social policy to social marketing
Introduction -- Part 1. Mental health policy and the rise of Neo-Liberalism. 1. A brief historical context of mental health prior to 1970. 2. Policy making and government legislation. 3. Theoretical perspectives on the erosion of social policy -- Part II. Responses to mental health policy and reform. 1. The Canadian Mental Health Association. 2. The consumer/survivor movement. 3. Conclusions -- Part III: Social marketing and effective poster design -- Part IV: Recommendations for effective poster design., Laura Mayo. --, Completed for: Canadian Mental Health Association: Peterborough Branch, Professor James Struthers, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes: Final research report, bibliography., Includes bibliographic referneces (p. 32-33)., Canadian Studies 481, 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.
Phase 1 of Peterborough and Lakefield Community Police Service evaluation of Values, Influences and Peers program
By: Katrina Kovach. --, Includes bibliographic references., SOC 4580H: Community Based Research Project.
A plan for heritage conservation in the Township of Cavan-Monaghan
Heritage planning in the Township of Cavan-Monaghan currently lacks momentum. In order to involve the general public, awareness of heritage preservation and assets are essential. To best interest the public, the economical and aesthetical benefits of a good heritage preservation strategy have been deemed a necessity by the current [sic] however small heritage committee of Cavan-Monaghan., By: Kyle Golloher, Carl Kemp and Jim Sackrider. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 3160H: Community-Based Natural Resource Management.
Promoting permaculture techniques for community gardeners
Supplementary information -- Starting seeds. Types of seeds. Starting seeds indoors. Seed starting outdoors. When and where to grow popular vegetables in Peterborough, Ontario. Resources -- Mulching. Why use mulch? What is mulching? Two types of mulching. Common mulch problems -- Season extension. Principles and practices. Structural technologies. Resources -- Crop rotation for the control of pests -- Factsheets., Cora Tinney ... [et al.]. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A community development approach.
Gamiing Nature Centre
The purpose of this project was to develop and create a design manual that will be used to construct an interactive traveling exhibit for Gamiing Nature Centre. Approaches used to gather information on components of effective exhibits and content for the exhibit included textual analysis, oral interviews, and critical analysis of existing exhibits., 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 Study area. 1.2 Research questions. 1.3 Research objectives. 1.4 Key research terms -- 2.0 Literature review. 2.1 Wetlands. 2.2 Environmental stewardship. 2.3 Environmental education. 2.4 Interpretive design -- 3.0 Methods. 3.1 Literature review. 3.2 Textual analysis. 3.3 Oral interviews. 3.4 Critical analysis of existing exhibits -- 4.0 Results. 4.1 Textual analysis. 4.2 Oral interviews. 4.3 Critical analysis of existing exhibits -- 5.0 Discussion of key findings. 5.1 Design manual. 5.2 Limitations. 5.3 Future research directions and recommendations -- 6.0 Conclusion -- 7.0 Bibliography -- 8.0 Appendix., By: Candice MacDonald, Caroline Brown, Laura Page, and Leigh Norman. --, Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700Y: Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Community-based education
Despite the popularity of community-based education (CBE), the effects of CBE projects on host organizations and their targeted communities have not been well examined. The Trent Centre for Community Based Education (TCCBE) and U-links have facilitated more than 1000 projects since the 1990s in [sic] Peterborough and Haliburton area [sic]., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- List of tables and figures -- Glossary of terms -- Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review -- 3. Methodology -- 4. Impact on host organizations -- 5. Community impact -- 6. Recommendations -- 7. Concluding remarks -- References., By Alicia McDermott, Linh Phan, Maritza Queeley, and Claire Ryan. --, Includes bibliographic references., IDST 4220Y: Assessment of Development Projects.
An exploration on immigrant entrepreneurship in Peterborough
1: Introduction -- 2: Literature review. 2.1: Community Economic Development (CED). 2.2: Government programs. 2.3: Non-profit organizations. 2.4: Social capital. 2.5: Ethic enclave theory. 2.6: Language and cultural climate. 2.7: Neoliberal context -- 3: Method. 3.1: Business resources in Peterborough. 3.2: Creation of entrepreneurship services guide. 3.3: Creation of the survey. 3.4: Survey process -- 4: Researcher reflections. 4.1: Inconsistencies when creating the entrepreneurship services guide. 4.2: Research characteristics. 4.3: Disconnects and discourse -- 5: Conclusions. 5.1: Business resource awareness, use and rated experience. 5.2: Survey results in comparison with academic literature -- 6: Discussion of conclusions -- Bibliography., Mary Dirmeitis. --, Includes bibliographic references., CAST 4770Y: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Natural heritage policy and planning protection
The project's aim was to assess trends in Natural Heritage Planning and protection across the region of the Land Between; [sic] to gather information on review dates of Official Plans; as well as anecdotal data on development for comparisons across the region of the Land Between., By Katie Allen. --, ERST 325H.
Urban ecology centre scan and summary
Intro -- Methods -- Local scan and summary -- Toronto scan and summary -- Ontario scan and summary -- Canada scan and summary -- USA scan and summary -- General conclusions/summary -- Appendix: Urban ecology centres: Summarizing tables., Emily McCullogh ... [et al.]. --, Includes bibliographic references., Sustainability Studies 5900H: Reading Course.


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