Pinciotti, P., Gordon, R. L. & Stivers, J. B. (2012). Art as a way of learning: Designing and assessing aesthetic learning environments (2nd edition). Bethlehem, PA: Northampton Community College

Pinciotti, P., with Berry, D., Sterman, C. & Gorton, B. (2000). Art as a Way of Learning: Explorations in Teaching. Bethlehem, PA: Northampton Community College.

Pinciotti, P. & Pinciotti, L. M. (1997). Push, Pull and Print: Explorations in printmaking. Chester, NJ: Laughing Child Press.

Rosenberg, H. S. with Pinciotti, P., Castellano, R. & Chrein, G. (1987).  Creative Drama and Imagination.  New York:  Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.

Chapters/Articles in Books

Pinciotti, P. (2006). Changing Lenses: It’s all about art! In B. Neugebauer (Ed.), Curriculum – Art, Music, Movement, Drama: A beginnings workshop book. (pp 11-14). Redmond, WA: Exchange.

Pinciotti, P. & Gorton, B. (1999)  Art as a Way of Learning. In A. Kindler, & R. Irwin (Ed.),Beyond the School: Case studies of community and institutional partnerships in art education, (pp 63-69). Reston, VA: NAEA.

Pinciotti, P. (1994). The dramatic impulse. In A. Hurwitz (Ed.), The Arts in Their Infancy, (pp. 45-53). Baltimore, MD: The Maryland Institute College of Art.

Pinciotti, P. (1989).  Masters of the Universe:  Learning and meaning in creative drama. In J. Kase-Polisini (Ed.), Drama As A Meaning Maker, (pp. 169-171).  Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, Inc.

Rosenberg, H. S., Castellano, R., Chrein, G., & Pinciotti, P. (1983).  Creative drama andimagery.  In J. E. Shorr, G. Sobel-Whittington, P. Robin, and J. A. Connella (Eds.). Imagery:  Theoretical and Clinical Applications, Vol. 3. New York:  Plenum Press.


Pinciotti, P. & Verba, E. (2013). Art as a way of learning: An aesthetic environment assessment tool. DRS CUMULUS, 2nd International Conference for Design Education Researchers. Oslo, Norway, May 14-17, 2013. 

Phillips, R. D., Gorton, R. L., Pinciotti, P., & Sachdev, A. (2010). Promising findings on preschoolers’ emergent literacy and school readiness in arts-integrated early childhood settings. Early Childhood Education Journal, 38:111-122. (Published online May 2010)

Mueller, S., Waters, F., Smeaton, P., Pinciotti, P., (2008).  A model for comprehensive assessment in the college classroom.  In M.R. Pierson, Ph.D. & K.K. Stang, Ph.D. (Eds.), Sound instruction: Volume 2. Ready to use classroom practice AEQ annual book series.  Climax, NY: Rapid Intellect Group.

Pinciotti, P. (2006). A view from the Edge: PDS university faculty reflective decision-making. In Cultivating a PDS Landscape: Designs from ESU Elementary Education Dept., 63-71. Pennsylvania PDS Network Monograph.

Romano, S.  & Pinciotti, P. (2006). Shaping the Growth and sustainability of PDSs: Structures, resources and roles. In Cultivating a PDS Landscape: Designs from ESU Elementary Education Dept., 17-29, Pennsylvania PDS Network Monograph.

Pinciotti, P. Changing lenses: It’s all about art! Child Care Information Exchange, Sept/Oct, 2005, 43-46.

J. Ferguson, M. Vagliardo, L. Rogers & P. Pinciotti, (2005).  Resident Student Teaching Guide to Reflective and Deliberate Decision Making. Dept. of Early Childhood and Elementary Education.

Mueller, S., Waters, F., Smeaton, P. & Pinciotti, P. (2001). Making Informed choices: A Model for Comprehensive Classroom Assessment. Academic Exchange  Quarterly: Assessment Focus, 5(1), 31-37.

Bray, J. & Pinciotti, P. (1997). Success in education: Creating a community of learners through the arts. Arts and Learning Research, 13(1), 79-92.

Pinciotti, P. (1992) Creative drama and young children:  The dramatic learning connection.  Arts Education Policy Review, 94(6), 24-28.

Pinciotti, P.  (1990).  Creative Drama and Assessment. In ASCD Arts in Education Network Publication on Arts and Assessment.

Pinciotti, P. & Weinstein, C. (1988).  Environmental experiences and children’s drawings. Children’s Environment Quarterly, 5(3), 21-28.

Weinstein, C. & Pinciotti, P. (1988).  Changing a schoolyard:  Intentions, design decisions, and behavioral outcomes. Environment and Behavior, 20(3), 345-371.

Pinciotti, P. & Weinstein, C. (1986). The effects of a tire playground on children’s attitudes toward play time.  Children’s Environment Quarterly, 3(3), 30-39.

Pinciotti, P. & Vertuca, M. L. (1985).  Creative drama in the Montessori classroom:  A contemporary challenge.  Constructive Triangle, 12(1), 17-28.

Rosenberg, H., S., Pinciotti, P., Chrein, G., & Castellano, R. (1985).  The iii system:Imagery and creative drama. (Abstract).  Journal of Creative Behavior, 19(2), 142-144.

Pinciotti, P. (1984).  Insights and Viewpoints.  Children’s Theater Review, 33(1), 27.

Rosenberg, H. S., Pinciotti, P. & Smith, J. K. (1984). The inventory of dramatic behavior adapted for group observation:  Extending the research potential for drama education.  AERA Arts and Learning SIG Proceedings, 2(2), 48-53

Rosenberg, H. S. & Pinciotti, P. (1983).  The relative effects of three creative drama approaches on the dramatic behavior and mental imagery ability of elementary school children.  AERA Arts and Learning SIG Proceedings, 1(1), 133-149.

Rosenberg, H. S. & Pinciotti, P. (1983-4).  Imagery in creative drama. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 3(1), 69-76.

Rosenberg, H. S., Pinciotti, P., & Smith, J. K. (1983).  Stability and growth in dramatic behavior. Empirical Research in Theater, 9, 9-19.

Rosenberg, H. S., Pinciotti, P., & Smith, J. K. (1983).  On quantifying dramatic  behavior. Children’s Theater Review Research Issue, 32(2), 3-8.

Rosenberg, H. S., Castellano, R., Chrein, G., & Pinciotti P. (1982).  Answering a research need: Developing an imagery-based theory for the field of creative drama. Children’s Theater Review Research Issue, 30(2), 16-21.