There are two types of change in music education: widespread, systemic change that we will call paradigmatic; and smaller changes resulting from the day-to-day work of music educators, called praxial changes after the Greek word praxis. Some music educators confuse the two types of change and their causes, and they beseech the profession to bring about system-wide paradigmatic change.
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- Humphreys, Jere Thomas (Author)
- This was a keynote speech at the nineteenth biennial Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education, sponsored by the University of Arizona, Tucson, in February 2013.
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Humphreys, Jere T. "Change in Music Education: The Paradigmatic and the Praxial." The Journal of the Desert Skies Symposium on Research in Music Education 2013 Proceedings (University of Arizona, 2013): 49-68.