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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EARM002: Primary Art

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Bowden, J. (2006) The Primary Art and Design Subject Leader’s Handbook. Corsham: NSEAD.

Cox, S. & Watts, R. (eds) (2007) Teaching Art and Design 3-11. London: Continuum.

Edwards, J. (2013) Teaching Primary Art. Harlow: Pearson.

Hetland, L., Winner, E., Veenema, S. & Sheridan, K.M. (2007) Studio Thinking: the Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education.  New York: Teachers College Press. (& 2nd ed. 2013)

Hogan, J., Hetland, L., Jaquith, D.B. & Winner, E. (2018) Studio Thinking from the Start: The K-8 art educator’s handbook.  New York: Teachers College Press.

Key, P. & Stillman, J.  (2009) Teaching Primary Art and Design.  Exeter: Learning  Matters.

Ogier, S. (2017) Teaching Primary Art and Design.  Exeter: Learning Matters.

Wenham, M. (2003) Understanding Art: A Guide for Teachers.  London:  Sage.

For other web-based and electronic resources: see PGCE Primary Upper Primary Art page on ELE  (