Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Mail order industry
This project required an in depth analysis of the Mail Order industry. The premise of this paper was to give COIN detailed insight into the scope, contribution, and growth of the mail order industry., Conducted by Aaron Smith & Chris Wilson. --, Includes bibliographic references.
History of the Nichols Oval Stage [poster]
By Cameron Smith and Carolyn Conrad, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Peterborough Folk Festival; Supervising Professor: Chris Dummitt ; Trent Community Research Centre, HIST3010 - Community-Based Research Project
History of the Nichols Oval Stage
By Cameron Smith and Carolyn Conrad, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Peterborough Folk Festival; Supervising Professor: Chris Dummitt; Trent Community Research Centre, HIST3010 - Community-Based Research Project
Final paper on Titles Bookstore, George St, Peterborough
The primary purpose of this project was to research the current trends or best practices in the retail store industry pertaining to layout and design. The focus was on Titles Bookstore on George Street in Peterborough, Ontario., by Catherine Smith. --, [Prepared for] : Supervisor: Dr. Bruce Ahlstrand., Date of project submission: April 11, 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 18)., ADMN 483H: Community-Based Research Project.
Food sovereignty and the role of popular education
Introduction -- Literary analysis -- Food sovereignty initiatives -- Education and outreach at the Seasoned Spoon -- Education and outreach survey -- Assessment of education & outreach -- Conclusion -- References., By: Robyn Smith., Completed for: Seasoned Spoon; Supervising Professor: Gavin Fridell, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., POST 391H : Community-Based Research Project.
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
Reassessment of programs and services provided to the newcomers by the New Canadian [sic] Center
Recommendations -- Introduction -- Question 1 and 2: How long have you lived in Canada? Peterborough? What country are you from? -- Question 3: How did you find out about the New Canadian Center and the services it has? -- Question 4: Are you familiar with the services that are, or have been offered at the New Canadian Center? If yes, which services have you heard of? -- Question 5: Have you (or your family) used some of the services offered by the New Canadian Center? If yes, which ones? -- Question 6: Of the services that you have either used of heard of, which ones were not? How do you think these services could be improved? -- Question 7: What are the 3 most important areas of service that the New Canadian Center should focus on in order to best meet the needs of newcomers to the Peterborough community? -- Question 8: Do you feel prepared for the job market? Do you understand the steps and skills needed to get a job? -- Question 9: What types of services would you like the New Canadian Center to offer in order to assist you (and your family)? -- Question 10: Would you like to volunteer in any way at the New Canadian Center? -- Conclusion -- Appendix., Carol Sparks. --, April 23, 1999., NAST 381a : Theory of Community Based Research.
Community Gardening in Peterborough: Growing More than Food [poster]
By Abby Sparling, Completed for: Nourish; Supervising Professor: Stephanie Rutherford; Trent Community Research Centre, ERST 4830Y - Community-Based Research Project
Community Gardening in Peterborough: Growing More than Food
By Abby Sparling, Completed for: Nourish; Supervising Professor: Stephanie Rutherford; Trent Community Research Centre, ERST 4830Y - Community-Based Research Project, Community gardening is integral to the creation of sustainable local food systems, providing fresh, healthy, nutritious food, while fostering resilient community spaces. The purpose of this study is to build on existing knowledge about the social benefits of community gardens and explore their application in the context of Peterborough. This research is conducted on behalf of Nourish, a community organization actively working to address food issues. Through this research, the social values of community gardening in Peterborough will help inform Nourish programming, outreach, and future grant proposals. In Peterborough, the unique social benefits experienced by community gardeners revealed a health-conscious orientation, supported by evidence of social cohesion and enhanced food security.
report on background research into the feasibility of establishing a co-operative canoe marketing venture in the region
The attached report is a summary of background research into the feasibility of developing a co-operative marketing venture with regional canoe and kayak builders. The research questions are: 1) is the proposed project viable according to CED theory? 2) is it viable according to flexible production theory? 3) what are the economic factors that affect the proposed marketing co-op?, by Rose Spencer. --, For: Professor James Struthers, CAHISO 300., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 300: Canada, Communities and Identities.
Do Trent University Students Support the Divestment From Fossil Fuels Movement? A Methodology Development [poster]
By Alaine Spiwak & Kristina Dergacheva, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Climate Justice Trent; Supervising Professor: Dr. Michal Avram; Trent Community Research Centre, IDST 4220 - Assessment of Development Projects
Do Trent University Students Support the Divestment From Fossil Fuels Movement? A Methodology Development
By Alaine Spiwak & Kristina Dergacheva, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Climate Justice Trent; Supervising Professor: Dr. Michal Avram; Trent Community Research Centre, IDST 4220 - Assessment of Development Projects, This paper explores the divestment from fossil fuels movement, which is a recent socioenvironmental movement aimed at pressuring Canadian universities and colleges to dissolve current investments, stocks, or bonds in the fossil fuel industry. This divestment campaign took place at Trent University from 2012-2015, but was unsuccessful in their lobbying for full fossil fuel divestment. As this is a recent movement at Trent, this paper aims to collect data on how to best survey the level of knowledge and support Trent students have for the divestment campaign. The specific research questions investigated are: What is the best method of collecting data to determine if Trent students support divestment from fossil fuels? What is the best method to engage students with the divestment from fossil fuels movement? The methods used to answer these research questions involved implementing and testing four different types of data collection: online surveys, focus groups, semi-structured interviews, and opportunity sampling. After analyzing all of the data collected, a methodology was developed which will be used by Part II of this project to survey the widest student population possible, and to break into previously untapped student demographics.

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