Teaching and Learning with Young Adult Fiction: Part B 

This micro-credential examines the application of young adult fiction, as
novel, hybrid story, multimodal and graphic stories and games, to build curriculum content, to motivate students, to build literacy skills and twenty first century skills in middle school and upper primary school classes.

Upon completion, participants will be able to reflect upon the use of specific creative and hybrid texts, evaluate and create learning activities, programs and resources which use young adult fiction. Participants will create and share learning activities, programs and resources for middle secondary and upper primary school curricula.

Upon successful completion, you'll receive:

  • Stackable with additional micro-credential for 3 points credit towards a postgraduate course. 
  • A Certificate of Achievement
  • A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
Delivery mode
Both onsite and online
This micro-credential is not available in 2024
5 weeks

75 hours (including contact hours, personal study time and assessment)
Academic lead
Dr Jennifer Shand
$825 inc. GST
Critical Information Summary
EDUCM512 Teaching and Learning with Young Adult Fiction: Part B [PDF 101KB]
Notebook and a workspace 

Why study this course?

  • Enhance your knowledge of modern physical sciences allowing you can confidently teach Einsteinian concepts of space and time, gravity and quanta
  • Implement modern physical science programs with your classes in a supported, collegiate environment
  • Develop your knowledge and skills as a science coordinator and supporting others in the teaching of modern physical sciences
  • It is available through online and interactive face to face/Teams activities and workshops for local, national and regional participants.


Who should study this course?

This micro-credential is ideal for primary teachers of science and science coordinators, primary teachers in training, other educators and community members who have an interest in science education.

Recommended prior knowledge:
Teaching qualifications with some science background, Certificate IV or higher, and/or practical classroom experience.


How does it work?

Some face-to-face/online lectures, practical workshops, implementing activity-based teaching practices with students and reporting outcomes for assessment.

 What's next after this course?

The completion of these two micro-credentials may provide advanced standing credit for UWA postgraduate courses.