Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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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.
Household product public education
This report reviews common household products and shows their contained ingredients, possible side effects after usage and suggestions for 'green' alternatives., By: Michael Reid. --, [Completed for]: Peterborough Green-up ; Supervising Professor: Ann MacLeod, [Trent University] ; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes references., NURS 402, Nursing, Independent nursing practice.
Evaluation of the implementation of Trent University's 'No Sweat' policy
In 2002, Trent University adopted a 'No Sweat' policy to ensure garments manufactured for the University are made under humane working conditions in compliance with standards set by the International Labour Organization (ILO). This report is the summation of a project proposed by OPIRG Peterborough, through the TCCBE, to build continuity and cohesion in the application of the policy at Trent University., Section 1: Executive summary -- Section 2: Introduction -- Section 3: Methodology -- Section 4: Background information -- Section 5: Results and analysis -- Section 6: Analysis and recommendations -- Section 7: Monitoring and evaluation recommendations -- Section 8: Conclusion -- Section 9: Reflections -- References -- Appendices., by Ashley Davidson and Danielle Hoegy. --, Includes: Final report, Appendices., Completed for: Yolanda Jones and Karen Sutherland, OPIRG ; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Date of project submission : April 2008., IDST 422, International Development Studies, Assessment of development projects.
Evaluation of a service learning program
This report provides a synopsis of an evaluation of the Trent Centre for Community-based Education initiative to partner with the Canadian Studies department to offer short-term service-learning projects through the Canadian Studies course., Executive summary -- Section 1: Background -- Section 2: Methodology -- Section 3: Findings -- Section 4: Recommendations -- Section 5: Conclusion -- References., Includes appendices and bibliography., Completed for: Barb Woolner at the Trent Centre for Community-based Education ; Supervisor: Chris Beyers, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based Education., Date of project submission: September 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 22)., IDST 422, International Development Studies; Assessment of development projects
Why green isn't enough
This report provides an outline of current challenges and past victories for migrant worker advocacy from the organized labour perspective of the United Food and Commerical Workers Union (UFCW)., Annotated bibliography on the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) ; Green Justice retreat resource kit, Youth Environmental Network ; We speak for ourselves : Indigenous peoples challenge the fossil fuel regime in Alberta ; Who is responsible? Life and death for two migrant farm-workers ; Myths of diversity ; Green is not the only colour : Reflections on the state of anti-racist environmentalism in Canada ; Migrant workers in Ontario : growing the food we eat ; Why green isn't enough : an anti-racist anti-colonial environmentalism conference ; Dominion, a grassroots news cooperative., by Muna Ali, Rachel Gurofsky, and Juby Lee. --, Includes: Annotated bibliography, Conference and migrant agricultural worker welcome kits., [Completed for]: Kawartha World Issues Centre ; Supervising Professor: Mary-Jo Nadeau, Trent University, and Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., SOCI 358H & WMST 383H, Sociology and Women's Studies, Community-based research project & Community research placement.

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