Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Greening the Festival of Trees
This report examines all practices leading to the production of waste at the Peterborough Festival of Trees. This study was requested by the festival to examine its environmental impact on the community. The research was broken down into four subsections being waste, compost, packaging and food., Introduction -- Schedule -- Section 1: Waste audit and follow-up -- Section 2: Compost issues -- Section 3: Food issues -- Section 4: Packaging issues -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendices., by Rein Tammemagi ... [et al.]. --, Includes: Final research report; appendices; bibliography., Completed for: Karen Park and Anna Skorski at Peterborough Festival of Trees; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2006., ERST 334H, Environmental & Resource Studies, Community-based research project.
Cultural and oral histories
This project is contributing to the Land Between's mandate through a focused study of a single township in the Land Between. Manvers Township, a part of Victoria County and now also part of the City of Kawartha Lakes, is a strong example of the heritage value and importance of rural townships across The Land Between. Note: The Land Between is a non-profit organization focused on the preservation of the land extending roughly from Georgian Bay, west to Kingston. It spans across eight ecodistricts identified by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, as well as seven counties including Simcoe, Muskoka, Haliburton, Victoria, Peterborough, Hastings, Lennox and Addington, and Frontenac., by Jessica Davidson. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Leora Berman at the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: John Wadland, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 204, Canada: the land, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project.
Pregnancy, nutrition, and you
A reference project regarding proper amounts of vitamins, minerals, and supplements required for a healthy pregnancy., By Rabia Ishaq, Stephanie Wood, and Cara Rankin. --, Includes: pamphlet, supplementation facts, references., Completed for: Care Archbold at Kawartha Community Midwives; Supervising Professor: Irene Swinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., NURS 302H, Community Health Nursing Care, Community-based research project.
Tinnitus and Menieres' disease
Gloria Carrion and Melissa Helferty., Completed for: Canadian Hearing Society ; Professor Michael Berrill, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project completion: April 2003., Includes bibliography., BIOL 389: Community-Based Research Project.
Peterborough
by Adam Ruck., Prepared for: The Youth Career Centre, the T.C.C.B.C. and Geography 470., Includes bibliography., Geography 470: Research in Human Geography.
Best practices of qualitative methods of HIV/AIDS education prevention
Abstract -- Table of contents -- Introduction. Purpose -- Background. Reason for evaluation. Transmission. Thus who is at risk? Current behaviours and attitutdes of at risk population. Methods of prevention. Evaluations -- Methods. Data collection. Inclusion criteria -- Results. Guidelines of evaluation. Summary of evaluations -- Discussion. Implications. Limitations. Future research -- References -- Appendix 1: Preliminary table of evaluations discovered -- Appendix 2: Key informants contacted -- Bibliography., Tessy George., Date of project completion: March 30, 2003., Completed for: Charles Shamuss, Peterborough AIDS Resource Network., Includes: Methodology, research findings, recommendations., Includes bibliography (36-37)., Nursing 302, Community health nursing care.
Educating action
by Karin Bell., Completed for: Peterborough Green-Up ; Professor Tom Hutchinson, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of completion: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 15)., ERST 483 - Community Based Research Project.
Ontario Disability Support Program and The Natural Blends Cafe trainee program
The research paper contains both the results of an evaluation of the Natural Blends Cafe training program and a discussion of the impacts of the Provincial Government's social policies on the program., Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Dianne Woodruff at Natural Blends Cafe Trainee Program; Supervising Professor: Jim Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of submission: March 2004., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 477, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project
Community sustainability indicators among 10 cities
This report provides a detailed summary of the sustainability indicators established in Canadian and American cities. A summary of each of the ten cities that were studied for this report is included along with a brief description of their indicator program. The cities are organized by population size for this section of the report. This brief summary is meant to outline some of the differences between the types of cities researched for this report, the differences in the number of indicator cities employ, how they report the indicators and where they obtain their data. The ten cities that are included in this report are: Santa Monica, California; Richmond, British Columbia; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Hamilton, Ontario; Portland, Oregon; Boston, Massachusetts; Jacksonville, Florida; Tucson, Arizona; Calgary, Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta., Executive summary -- Introduction -- Research questions -- Methods -- Indicator programs -- Analysis of trends among environmental indicators -- Examination of air and water quality indicators -- Conclusion -- References., by Tammy Richard. --, Prepared for: Peterborough Sustainability Network; Trent University (ERSC 335); Trent Centre for Comunity Based Education; Supervising Professor: Peter Andree., [Date of project completion]: April 30, 2004., Includes bibliographic references (p. 35-41)., ERSC 335, Community-based research project.
Evaluation of pedagogical strategies
The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not the Outdoor Education Centre at Camp Kawartha is effective in its mandate: teaching children to know more about and care more for the natural world., by Kelly O-Neill-MacLellan. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Camp Kawartha; Professor Jackie Solway, Trent University; Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project completion: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 370, International Development Studies, Community-based research project.
Youth-at-risk
The goal of this project was to compile information about programs and resources available to Jamaican youth-at-risk. The project provided a resource binder including information from the websites of various organizations working in Jamaica, in Canada, and internationally., by Kelly Pritchard. --, Includes: list of sources, resource binder, project overview report., Completed for: Marisa Kaczmarczyk at Jamaica Self-Help; Supervising professor: David Morrison, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 370, International Development Studies, Community-based research project.
Provincial groundwater monitoring network
Trevor Padgett. --, Includes bibliography., The purpose of the report is to delineate locations of the most suitable overburden well sites within the ORCA watershed which could act as significant monitoring sites for overburden groundwater based on specific capacity and susceptibility criteria. The long term goal of this study will be to set up a long term monitoring program within the watershed that will sustainably represent the overburden storage of water., Includes bibliographic references., Geography 440, Community-based research project.

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