The purpose of this paper was to compare and contrast basic information regarding philosophies, educational approaches, and societal debates involving John Dewey and James Mursell. The paper includes a comparison of societal situations and educational issues during the time of Dewey and Mursell to current educational debate, including similarities and differences between the Progressive Era and contemporary American society. The paper concludes with recommendations for today’s music educators.
Kelly, Steven N.
"John Dewey and James Mursell: Progressive Educators for Contemporary Music Education,"
Visions of Research in Music Education: Vol. 21, Article 2.
Available at: https://opencommons.uconn.edu/vrme/vol21/iss1/2