Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Anishinaabemowin Immersion School, Feasibility Study
By Smanthan H. Cunningham, Completed for: Niijkiwendidaa Anishinaabe-kwewag Services Circle; Supervising Professor: Nicole Bell; Trent Community Research Centre, This feasibility study is a tool that will be used to determine if an Anishnaabemowin Immersion Elementary School and Early Years Centre is feasible within the City of Peterborough. This study is designed to assist in the decision making process set out by the Nawewin Working Group.
Assessment of the Seasoned Spoon's Educational Workshops and Events
By Joyce Davis and Emily Worrad, Completed for: The Seasoned Spoon Café; Supervising Professor: Hayley Goodchild; Trent Community Research Centre, IDST 4220Y - Theory & Assessment in Development Projects, The Seasoned Spoon is a vegetarian cooperative café at Trent University that sells prepared food to the Trent community and a variety of services to students, staff and community members. Among these services are their nearly 20 workshops and events offered each academic year. The project was a four-month community-based research project to evaluate the workshops and events that the Seasoned Spoon offered for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Assessment of the Seasoned Spoon's Educational Workshops and Events [poster]
By Joyce Davis and Emily Worrad, Completed for: The Seasoned Spoon Café; Supervising Professor: Hayley Goodchild; Trent Community Research Centre, IDST 4220Y - Theory & Assessment in Development Projects
Samuel Lowry & His Jacquard Loom: A Journey through History
By Melissa Tralla and Mercedes Hunter, Completed for: Lang Pioneer Village Museum; Supervising Professor: Christopher Dummit; Trent Community Research Centre, HIST 3011H - Everyday History
Samuel Lowry & His Jacquard Loom: A Journey through History [poster]
By Melissa Tralla and Mercedes Hunter, Completed for: Lang Pioneer Village Museum; Supervising Professor: Christopher Dummit; Trent Community Research Centre, HIST 3011H - Everyday History
Mapping Global Citizenship in Peterborough and the Kawarthas
By Victoria Huys, Completed for: Kawartha World Issues Centre; Supervising Professor: Katharine Murphy; Trent Community Research Centre
Mapping Global Citizenship in Peterborough and the Kawarthas [poster]
By Victoria Huys, Completed for: Kawartha World Issues Centre; Supervising Professor: Katharine Murphy; Trent Community Research Centre
Evaluating Inclusion: The Progress and Success of the Amigos Program in Peterborough High Schools, as well as Tools and Best Practices for Feedback
By Morgan McNamee and Yasaman Ahanin, Completed for: Heads Up For Inclusion; Supervising Professor: Hayley Goodchild; Trent Community Research Centre, IDST 4220Y - Assessment of Development Practices, This report is the culminating piece of a four-month evaluation of the Amigos school Program of Heads up for Inclusion. The project had two objectives: 1) Evaluate the success of the Amigos school program since its implementation in 2001 from the perspective of teachers, students and parents/guardians of the participants, and 2) To research and provide the host with best evaluation practices for the program in the future. A literature review of best practices for inclusion of similar programs around North America was completed prior to data collection, while primary data was gathered using semi-structured interviews conducted in February and March 2018. Three interviews were conducted with different stakeholders who are involved with or have been formerly involved with the implementation of the program.
Evaluating Inclusion: The Progress and Success of the Amigos Program in Peterborough High Schools, as well as Tools and Best Practices for Feedback [poster]
By Morgan McNamee and Yasaman Ahanin, Completed for: Heads Up For Inclusion; Supervising Professor: Hayley Goodchild; Trent Community Research Centre, IDST 4220Y - Assessment of Development Practices
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.
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
Best Practices for Educating Youth About Drug Use in Peterborough
By Farren Goos, Completed for: Peterborough Police Service; Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Community Research Centre, FRSC 4890Y - Community-Based Research Project, The purpose of this project was to determine the best practices for educating youth about drug use in Peterborough. In order to identify best practises, extensive online research was conducted to determine what the evidence says about the most effective tools and methods for delivering drug education messages, the importance of police involvement in delivering these messages and the current drug education curriculum. Surveys were administered to local organizations to capture what resources local Peterborough agencies are currently using in their youth drug education and to establish local agency’s needs in order to improve youth drug education.

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