Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Violence in the workplace
The first half of this paper concerns publications that focus on prevention of physical violence. The second half of this paper discusses methods to prevent other forms of workplace violence, mainly interpersonal conflict, verbal abuse, and colleague sabotage., Executive summary -- Introduction -- Review of workplace violence prevention techniques. Prevention of physical violence. Screening and selection. Policies and procedures. Environmental approaches. Behavioural and administrative approaches. The "ideal" WPV prevention policy. Zero tolerance policies. Risk assessments. Joint Union/management policies. Employee assistance programs. ASAP program. Staff support groups. Prevention of interpersonal conflict, verbal abuse, and sabotage. Toxic behaviour and sabotage. What is a healthy work environment? Characteristics of a positive work culture. Stress reduction and workplace violence. Organizational support and workplace violence -- Conclusions -- Suggestions for further work -- Bibliography., by Jennifer Nash. --, Includes final research report., Completed for: Lynn Zimmer, Y.W.C.A. ; Supervising Professor, Joan Ayre, T.C.C.B.E., Date of project completion: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references (p. 26)., NURS 302 - Community health nursing care.
Healthful foods, healthful hospital
This project is set in the framework of the interests of Dr. Tom Miller, chief of Emergency of Peterborough Regional Health Centre PRHC). The overall goal is to suggest a way to provide an increase in healthful, certified organic, fair trade and local foods to the staff, patients, visitors and volunteers of the PRHC while still maintaining the sanitary, safe preparation and distribution of nutritional meals., by Sandy Carrothers. --, Completed for: Peterborough Regional Health Centre ; supervising Professor: Peter Andree, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission : February 2006., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 334H: The Canadian Food System : A Community Development Approach.
Arthur evaluation
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Results -- Recommendations -- Conclusions -- References -- Appendices., by Tammy Stenner and Miriam McFadyen. --, Includes: Final Research Report ; bibliography., Completed for: Arthur, Trent University Student and Community Newspaper ; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2005., Coursework., An author-generated executive summary is available., International Development Studies, IDST 422 - Assessment of development projects.
Bridging the gaps
The primary purpose of this research project was to assess the effectiveness of programs and services currently offered by or in cooperation with the NCCP as well as to determine what services or programs, if any, are needed but are not in place., Introduction -- Introduction to the New Canadians Centre Peterborough -- Research questions and methodology -- Findings and recommendations. i) Awareness of services and programs ii) Specific services and their limitations iii) Other issues -- Broad recommendations -- Conclusion -- Appendices., by Lindsay Adams ; Christina Dahl ; Sarah Lord. --, Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Carmela Valles at the New Canadians Centre ; supervising Professor: Margaret Hobbs, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2005., Women's Studies, WMST 400 - Advanced studies in feminism.
Integrating young and elderly in a long-term care facility
Fiona MacLeod. --, Completed for: Marycrest Home for the Aged, Professor Sharon Hepburn, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2003., NURS 302: Community Health Nursing.
Continuation of the family caregiving role after nursing home placement
Debbie Hamilton. --, Completed for: Marycrest Home for the Aged, Professor Sharon Hepburn, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Instructor: Alema Heitlinger., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references., SOCI 492H
Geography education program
Researchers prepared a comprehensive geography education program for students in grades seven and eight in keeping with Ontario curriculum requirements, intended for use at Galt House Private School (London, Ontario). The program includes lesson plans and classroom activities accompanied by informative overviews of the topic of study., Erin James and Megan Gallant. --, Includes: curriculum instructional manual ; literature review ; final research report ; bibliography., Completed for: Ruth Smith at Galt House ; Supervising Professor: Alan Bringer, Rent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2004., GEOG 470 ; Research in Human Geography.
Dickson Mills Heritage Conservation District
This project was created with hopes of developing a historical conservation district surrounding the area where Samuel Dickson's sawmill was located. This mill was located on the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario., Intro -- Literature review -- History of the area. Peterborough. Samuel Dickson -- Methods -- GIS mapping of the Dickson Mills area -- Observations/results -- Discussion -- Conclusion. The future -- References -- Appendices. Proposed boundary. Original home owners. Addresses related to Dickson Mill. Dickson Mills GIS application. Final GIS layout. Dickson sawmill rebuilding plans and pictures., By Curis Shane and Marisa Bosa. --, Completed for: Erik Hanson, City of Peterborough ; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2007, This project was created with hopes of developing a historical conservation district surrounding the area where Samuel Dickson's sawmill was located. A social history was created by examining the occupations of the residents of the area., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Assessment of workplace attitudes towards the United Way of Peterborough and District
Executive summary -- Project information -- Methodological rationale -- Research implementation/data collection -- Limitations to data -- Findings and analysis -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- References -- Appendices., written by: Kristen Falcioni, Anita Hayford, Rachel Truant. --, Includes: final research report, appendices., Completed for: Len Lifchus, United Way Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers., The purpose of this Assessment of Workplace Attitudes was to examine the awareness and support workplace donors have towards the United Way of Peterborough & District., Includes references (p. 46)., IDST 422 ; Assessment of Development Studies ; International Development Studies.
Building enthusiasm for nature
by Amy Dickens. --, Includes: final research report ; bibliography ; curriculum., Date of project submission: April 2004., Completed for: Lucile Fragomeni at Quinte Conservation ; supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University ; TCCBE., The purpose of the project was to review existing literature and museum displays to determine the key elements involved in making an interactive display, and to determine what style of learning best affects environmental awareness in children and how this influences the display., Includes references., GEOG 470 - Research in Human Geography.
Terminator technology
by Tamara Molloy., Includes: final research report ; bibliography., Completed for: Benjamin Laurie at the Seasoned Spoon ; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: December 2006., Includes bibliographic references., ERST/CAST 334H: Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Feasibility of an alumni survey at Trent University
This project in cooperation with the Trent University Career Centre seeks to answer whether or not an alumni survey is feasible at Trent University. The two main parts of this project were a literature review and a test survey., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Literature review. 2.1 Survey design. 2.1.1 Design. 2.1.2 Survey questions. 2.1.3 Analyzing survey data. 2.1.4 Ethical issue in survey design. 2.2 Survey methods. 2.2.1 Self-administered surveys. 2.2.2 Telephone surveys. 2.2.3 Pilot surveys. 2.3 Alumni survey activity at educational institutions. 2.3.1 Motivations for survey creation. 2.3.2 Survey design/delivery. 2.3.3 Response rates. 2.3.3.1 Incentives. 2.3.4 Conclusion -- 3.0 Methods. 3.1 Test survey design. 3.2 Test survey execution. 3.3 Test survey data analysis. 3.4 Full survey design -- 4.0 Observations and results. 4.1 Observations of test survey -- 5.0 Discussion. 5.1 Survey design. 5.2 Conducting test survey. 5.3 Alumni database. 5.4 Reflections on test survey -- 6.0 Recommendations. 6.1 Research questions -- 7.0 Conclusions. 7.1 Future research -- References -- Appendix., Josh Annett ... [et al.]. --, Includes: literature review, final research report., Date of project submission: April 2007., This project in cooperation with the Trent University Career Centre seeks to answer or not an alumni survey is feasible at Trent University. The two main parts of this project are a literature review and a test survey. The literature review involved gathering information on survey methods, design and delivery. The test survey is a questionnaire administered over the telephone that asked geography graduates about employment history and satisfaction with their education from Trent., Includes bibliographic references (p. 78-81)., GEOG 470 ; Research in Human Geography., Completed for: Kristi Kerford at Trent Career Centre ; supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University ; TCCBE.

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