Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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barriers between employers of the City of Peterborough and people with learning disabilities in obtaining jobs
The purpose of the present study was to discover if employers in the City of Peterborough were willing or reluctant to hire people with learning exceptionalities, as well as breakdown the barriers that exist., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Literature review. 2.1 Terminology. 2.2 Geographies of disability. 2.3 Studies in the geographies of intellectual and developmental disabilties. 2.4 Employment and the intellectually disabled in Canada -- Chapter 3: Methodological review -- Chapter 4: Results -- Chapter 5: Discussion. 5.1 Willingness v. Reluctance. 5.2 Barriers. 5.3 Limitations. 5.4 Future research -- Chapter 6: Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Appendix E., Includes: Bibliography and Appendices., Completed for: Jenny Nelson & Linda Slavin at COIN ; Supervisor: Alan Brunger, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of submission: April 2008., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Invasive species study
Dog-strangling vine (Vincetoxicum rossicum), also known as pale-swallow-wort, was introduced to North America in the late 1800s. Since its introduction it has spread through the great lakes basin in southern Ontario and the north eastern United States. If the invasion of dog-strangling vine is to be controlled an organized long term management plan involving conservation organizations throughout Ontario is needed., by Rob Aitken. --, Completed for: Francine Macdonald at the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervisor: David Beresford, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 17-18)., BIOL389H, Biology, Community-based research project.
development of a community outreach strategy
This project examines the definitions of community, rural and regional development in a geographical context. It takes these definitions and applies them within the Township of Asphodel-Norwood., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- List of tables -- List of maps -- List of figures -- Chapter one: Introduction -- Chapter two: Literature review -- Chapter three: Site description -- Chapter four: Methodology -- Chapter five: Results -- Chapter six: Conclusions -- References -- Appendices., by Justin Lowe. --, Includes: research report, literature review, bibliography and appendices., Completed for: Trent Centre for Community-Based Education ; Supervising Professor: Mark Skinner and Alan Brunger, Trent University., Date of project submission: April 2008., GEO470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Trent University course inventory
The Trent University Course Inventory Project (TUCI) was conducted on behalf of the Trent Centre for Community Based Education (TCCBE) during the 2007-2008 academic year to inventory all current and 'on the horizon' courses at Trent, to determine to what extent the community contexts of research, teaching, and learning were addressed within existing university course offerings. The author of this project worked on the TUCI project, as a student researcher to choose and design a research tool., by Ned Struthers. --, Includes: project report and appendices., Date of project submission: April 2008., POST 487 ; Politics, Community-Based Research Project., [Completed for]: Trent Centre for Community-Based Education ; Supervising Professor: Nadine Changfoot, Trent University.
Historical place names
This research project examines three study areas in the Peterborough County, Curve Lake First Nation, and two municipalities of North Kawartha and Galway-Harvey and Cavendish. The main focus of this project was to examine the names of water bodies and some land forms in the three study areas., Abstract -- Introduction -- Literature review. 1. Introduction. 2. Background information. 3. Sense of place. 4. Brief history of the settlement of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough County. 5. Aboriginal peoples role in place names. 6. How places are names. 7. Types of place name studies. 8. How to conduct place names research. 9. Trends in place name research. 10. Ontario place names studies. 11. Conclusion -- Methods -- Results. Curve Lake First Nation. North Kawartha. Cavendish, Galway-Harvey. Cumulative analysis -- Discussion. Individual trends. Cumulative trends -- Conclusion -- Appendix. Curve Lake First Nation. North Kawartha. Cavendish, Galway-Harvey., By: Ellery Leitch, Subitha Premkumar & Kathleen Watt. --, Includes: bibliography and appendices., Completed for: Leora Berman at the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervisor Alan Brunger, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2008., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Attitudes toward women in conflict with the law
This is the final stage of a year-long research project produced for the Elizabeth Fry Society of Peterborough through the Trent University Community-based education program. This report will summarize the main results that can be drawn from a previous set of interviews., by Antulio Rosales, Includes: final report., Completed for: Elizabeth Fry Society; Supervising Professor: Nadine Changfoot, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., POST
Come cook with us
The Peterborough Health Unit received funding to help subsidize the pre-existing community kitchens and food box programs as well as to initiate the "Come Cook with Us" pilot project. The "Come Cook with Us" project has excellent potential to grow into something that is not just a "band-aid solution" for food insecurity in Peterborough but can reach directly into families' lives and promote positive change in healthy living., by Katelyn Friendship and Jennifer Kennedy. --, Completed for: Kerri Kightley & Carlo Raponi at the Bridge Youth Centre; Superivisor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2006., Includes references., ERST 334H, Environmental Studies, The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Market Hall audience survey - Peterborough, Ontario
This study focused on various aspects of attending a performance, from advertising and purchasing a ticket to the comfort level and service offered at the facility. This study was also used to gain insight into audience views on programming and future facility renovations., Project summary -- History of Market Hall -- Description of evaluation -- Evaluation design -- Outcome measures -- Implemented measures -- Data -- Discussion of results -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- Appendix I -- Appendix II., by: Jacob Mann & Catherine Bromley. --, Completed for: Bill Kimball at Peterborough New Dance ; Supervisor: Chris Beyers, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based Education., Date of project submission: April 2008., IDST 422, International Development Studies, Community-based research project.
Community-based research project
This project is an extension of previous research (Appendix A) which indicated a need for governing By-Laws and Policies in order to carry out the objectives of Casa de Angelae in creating a home for four developmentally disabled women., Introduction -- Boards and models -- By-laws -- Policy -- Notes on incorporation and charitable status -- Appendix A: Previous research project -- Appendix B: Researchers reflection -- Appendix C: Samples of incorporation documents -- Appendix D: Samples of applications for incorporation -- Appendix E: Documents and resources for additional information -- Bibliographic information., by Amelia Patterson and Giuseppina Mancuso. --, Completed for: Karen Galloro at Casa de Angelae ; Jack Gillan and Janet Greene at Community Living Peterborough ; Supervising Professor: Margaret McGraw, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based Education., Date of project submission : April 2007., Includes bibliographic references., WMST 443, Women Studies, Women, the welfare state, and globalization in Canada.
synthesis of the current literature on the distribution, life history, and impacts associated with invasive rainbow smelt (osmerus mordax)
This report represents a synthesis of the current relevant literature on the life history characteristics and impacts associated with invasive rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) in Ontario., By: Andrew Chard. --, Completed for: Francine Macdonald at the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervisor: Tom Whillans, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 316H, Environmental and Resource Studies, Community-based research project.
Household products public education II
The purpose of this report is to continue needed research on the human and environmental affects of common household products. Peterborough Green-Up will use the information to continue the Green Shopping Guide, a database of suggestions for local consumers to use when shopping for environmentally sustainable or healthier choices., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- List of tables -- List of figures -- List of maps -- 1.0 Chapter one: Introduction -- 2.0 Chapter two: Theories, models, and hypothesis -- 3.0 Chapter three: Review of literature -- 4.0 Chapter four: Study area -- 5.0 Chapter five: Methodology -- 6.0 Chapter six: Data and results -- 7.0 Chapter seven: Discussion -- 8.0 Chapter eight: Recommendations -- Chapter nine: Summary and conclusions -- References -- Appendices., By: Ashley Hook-Rohland. --, Includes: appendices and bibliography., Completed for: Cate Henderson & Paula Anderson at Peterborough Green-up ; Supervisor: Alan Brunger, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based Education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 36-38)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-based research project.
Local food sourcing
This project is a pamphlet (A Food Sourcing Ethnography for ... the Seasoned Spoon cafe), which describes the Seasoned Spoon, and discusses the products available at this cafe., By: Anna Haas, Deanna Hergert and Curtis Jackson. --, Completed for: Aimee Blyth at the Seasoned Spoon ; Supervisor: Paula Anderson, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: January 2008., ERST 334H, Environmental Studies, Community-based research project.

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