University of Calgary

Polly Knowlton Cockett

  • Sessional Instructor

Currently Teaching

Courses Taught

  • Winter 2018
    EDUC 460 - Specialization I - Elementary Science
    EDUC 460 - Specialization I - Secondary Science
    EDUC 546 - Design-based Thinking
    EDUC 465 - Field Experience II - Grades K-12
  • Fall 2017
    EDER 689.69 - Designing Learning for Early Childhood Education - ONLINE
    EDUC 427 - Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Education - Elementary 
    EDUC 535 - Specialization II - Science - Elementary
  • Winter 2017
    EDUC 460 - Specialization I - Science - Grades K-12 - ONLINE
    EDUC 545 - Curriculum I - Kinesiology, Mathematics, & Sciences - Elementary 
    EDUC 545 - Curriculum I - Kinesiology, Mathematics, & Sciences - Secondary
    EDUC 550 - Curriculum II - Arts & Humanities Education - Elementary
    EDUC 465 - Field Experience II - Grades K-12
  • Fall 2016
    EDUC 427 - Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Education (x2) - Elementary 
    EDUC 520 - Interdisciplinary Learning - Grades K-12
  • Winter 2016
    EDUC 460 - Specialization I - Science - Elementary
    EDUC 545 - Curriculum I - Kinesiology, Mathematics, & Sciences - Secondary
    EDUC 550 - Curriculum II - Arts & Humanities Education - Secondary
    EDUC 465 - Field Experience II - Grades K-12
  • Fall 2015
    EDUC 427 - Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Education - Secondary
  • Winter 2015
    EDUC 545 - Curriculum I - Science for Responsible Living - Elementary
    EDUC 550 - Curriculum II - Arts & Humanities Education - Elementary
    EDUC 465 - Field Experience II - Grades 1-12+
  • Fall 2014
    EDUC 427 - Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Education - Secondary

Education

PhD - Environmental Education
University of Calgary, Alberta

MS - Science Education
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

MS - Structural Geology
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

BS - Geology
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Awards

2016 - North American Association for Environmental Education - Individual, Outstanding Service to EE
2014 - Alberta Emerald Award for Environmental Excellence - Individual Commitment
2014 - Michael Lazar Community Service Award - University of Calgary Graduate Studies
2013 - Margaret P. Hess Scholarship for Environmental Protection, Land Use, & Ecology
2013 - Hillhurst Sunnyside Prize for Development or Preservation of Calgary’s Inner City
2011 - Alberta Teachers' Association Global, Environmental & Outdoor Education Council - Award of Merit
2011 - Volunteer Calgary Leadership Award - Volunteer Family
2009 - Alberta Graduate Citizenship Awards (2 years)
2009 - Bernie Lieff Memorial Award for Protected Areas Ecosystem Management
2007 - Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (4 years)
2006 - The Harshman Fellowships Society Scholarships (3 years)
2006 - Dr. Bonnie L. Shapiro Distinguished Faculty Achievement Graduate Scholarships (2 years)
2005 - Alberta Centennial Medal for Community Leadership and Volunteerism



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