The culture of this country has always stressed the importance of education in the realm of a competitive environment. Qualifications and competencies of individuals are developed with the advancement in theoretical and practical expertise. The level of involvement and commitment of students are critical in determining the quality of education gained.
High expectations by a professor or adviser can encourage a student to do better, whereas low expectations may result in a mediocre performance. As highlighted in the article, the Project X enabled students to apply the various skills honed during their stay in the university. By encouraging greater participation and teamwork, the skills acquired ensures success in setting goals, managing time, knowing and using learning styles, critical and creative thinking, reading, note taking, test taking, writing, quantitative learning, and defining a personal and professional mission.
For example, the students specialize in the field of endeavour they are most interested in. Flexibility is also accorded in terms of giving students the chance to select elective subjects which they believe would enhance their profession.
Finally, just like in the X factor project, being given the opportunity to build an artists’ residence at UNSW’s Arid Zone is challenging enough for amateur students, yet more importantly, very rewarding. The opportunity paves the way for students to realize that they are equipped and qualified to apply all the theories learned in the university. The method that this university provides make each and every student proud to show the world that the skills honed are skills that would contribute to the development of the society in the future. Indeed, education provides innumerable benefits for the individuals and the society, as a