Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Examining Food Not Bombs and related food waste and food reclaiming processes in the Peterborough Community
by Ian Giesbrecht, Caitlin Forrest and Bridget Vickers. --, Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for: Food Not Bombs; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., ERST 334H, Community-Based Research Project.
Survey of Peterborough city and county households
by Benjamin Angle & Alicia Woodward., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Community Living Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Michelle Boue, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., MATH 485H, Community-Based Research Project.
Final report
Preston Stringer., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Julie Cosgrove at Kawartha World Issues Centre; Supervisor: Amanda Latimer, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., IDST 372H, Community-Based Research Project.
History within these walls
The purpose of this research was to provide a complete history of Sadleir House. Sadleir House is located at 751 George Street North in the City of Peterborough, Ontario. In addition to researching the present and former owners, the geographical impacts these individuals or groups had on the Peterborough community were also examined., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- List of figures and tables -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Literature review. 2.1 Historical geography. 2.2 Archival research. 2.3 Oral history. 2.4 Heritage. 2.5 Heritage building preservation -- Chapter 3: Methodology. 3.1 Study area. 3.2 Archival research. 3.3 Oral histories. 3.4 Ethics -- Chapter 4: Results. 4.1 Kendry Family (1892-1902). 4.2 Stratton Family (1902-1917). 4.3 Sheehy Family (1917-1963). 4.4 Trent University (1963-2002). 4.5 Peter Robinson Community and Student Association (2004-Present) -- Chapter 5: Discussion. 5.1 James Kendry. 5.2 James Stratton. 5.3 Richard Sheehy. 5.4 Trent University. 5.5 Peter Robinson Community and Student Association -- Chapter 6: Research conclusions. 6.1 Summary of findings. 6.2 Research setbacks. 6.3 Future research -- References., Tyson Richardson and Ryan Convery., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Dwayne Collins at Sadleir House; Supervisor(s): Heather Nicol & Mark Skinner, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Students for education in retirement homes
Our committee (David Amot; Rene Bura; Nikki Burke; Rebecca Crosbie; Tanya Eastman; Laurine Kazhila; Patrick Rand) were concerned about the uncertain effectiveness of care offered to residents in retirement homes after reviewing a survey of resident care facilities (93% privately owned of a total of 45 facilities (67% response rate = 30 facilities)) in the Ottawa- Carleton region, conducted by Aminzadeh, Dalziel, Martell & Amos (September, 2001)., by Laurine Kazhila ... [et al.]., Date of project submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Dawn Berry-Merriam at Ptbo Social Planning Council; Supervisor(s): Cathy Graham, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., NURS 404.
Research of tourist sites
by Erin Jones and Jennifer Dijkema., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: County of Peterborough, Tourism Promotion; Supervising Professor: Mark Skinner and Heather Nicol, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and maps., GEO 470, Research in Human Geography.
Becoming carbon neutral
Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A: Key terms -- Appendix B: Raw data -- Appendix C: Frequenncy table -- Appendix D: Percentages -- Appendix E: Survey., by Adam Janssen & Alex Fabian., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Ruth Kuchinad & Mary Conchelos at the Festival of Trees; Supervisors: Mark Skinner & Heather Nicol, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEOG 470.
Environmental scan of literacy services in Peterborough
In this paper, we present the gaps and the challenges faced by literacy programs, services and organizations in Peterborough. This research found that the lack of funding for literacy services was a major gap faced by the majority of the participants., Literature review. What is literacy? What is an essential skills approach to literacy? A post-structuralist approach to literacy. What is an environmental scan? Literacy participation barriers -- Methodology. Research question. Evaluation design. Methods and data collection strategies. Research limitations -- Data. Funding gaps. Resource gaps. Location gaps. Time gaps. Public awareness gaps -- Analysis. Funding gaps. Resource gaps. Location gaps. Time gaps. Delivery gaps. Clientele gaps. Public awareness -- Conclusion -- Recommendations -- References., by Yafa Jarrar & Yasmin Hernandez Banuelas., Date of Project Completion: May 27 2009., Completed for: Literacy Ontario Central South & Frontier College - Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Michal Avram, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., IDST 422.
The history of a young non-profit
Preface -- Introduction -- Methodology and definition -- Research questions -- Brief history of The Seasoned Spoon -- Background information on similar organizations -- Institutional memory at The Seasoned Spoon -- Suggestions for The Seasoned Spoon -- Conclusion -- Bibliography., by Rebecca Anderson., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Sylvia Dick at the Seasoned Spoon; Supervisor: Jim Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., CAST 477.
Food cost analysis
Introduction -- Methods. Food cost analysis. Background information collection. Waste monitoring. Creation of an educational poster -- Results. Food cost analysis. Tables 1-6 (Ingredient cost comparison). Table 7 (Non-ingredient costs). Table 8 (Overall costs and pricing). Figure 1 (Seasoned Spoon expenditures breakdown). Waste monitoring -- Discussion. Food cost analysis. Organic/local/fair trade vs. conventional. Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., by Michelle Allard, Colleen Lavender, Bessie Legault and Graham Raby., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for: The Seasoned Spoon; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., ERST 334H.
A food policy council for Peterborough
by Gordon Caldwell, Amanda Collins, Michelle Kimmett and Aiden Weichula., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for: Kawartha Food Sustainability Initiative; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., ERST 334H.
Affordable housing in Peterborough
Abstract -- Introduction. Objective. Importance of the report -- Literature review. Social geography. Policy development in affordable housing provision. Activism and social justice movements. Affordable housing: Defined. Poverty reduction strategy. Affordability and access. Negative result of not providing affordable housing: Homelessness. Outcome of providing affordable housing: Community and individual health. Role of A.H.A.C. -- Methodology. Textual analysis. Surveys. Interviews. Background research -- Results. Who the respondents are. What the publications is used for. Assessment of the content information and usefulness. Who is the intended target audience? What changes can be made. Opportunity for comment -- Discussion. Interpretation of significance of results. General significant facts. Perceptions of the target audience. Suggestions for changes by the readers. Recommendations. Were our objectives met? Roadblocks -- Future direction for research -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Appendix. Survey questions. Interview questions., by Jessica Reeve & Kelly McGann., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Affordable Housing Action Committee; Supervisors: Mark Skinner & Heather Nicol, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEO 470.

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