The "University Students Research Project Competitions" held within the scope of the TÜBİTAK BİDEB 2242 program, designed to support science and technology production in our country and to contribute to the National Technology Move, have been concluded.
Our University Computer and Instructional Technologies Education (BÖTE) students Haluk Şahin, Onurcan Çıra, Pembe Pelin Koca, Sümeyya Ayaz and Muhammed Emin Yalçın, with the supervision of Instructor Hakan Özcan, prepared the "Save Life: Game-based augmented for students with autism spectrum disorder and they were deemed worthy of the "Incentive Award" in the "Education" category with their reality application.
Our students received the “First Place in the Region” in the education category as a result of the regional competitions organized with the participation of 400 projects and the pre-evaluation in the first stage. 120 projects that made it to the finals in the final competition competed in 9 categories. The contest, in which the first, second, third and incentive prizes were awarded in each category, was completed in two days with online sessions. Our students' project was placed in the education category and received the "Incentive Award".
Instructor Hakan Özcan, who is the supervisor for the project, said: Underlining that our students, who are also prospective teachers, producing solutions to problems in the field of education with current technology and approaches is an important 21st century skill. He also thanked the university administration, especially our Rector Prof. Dr. Süleyman Elmacı, for their support during the project.
One of our award-winning students, Haluk Şahin; Stating that the project process has increased their competencies in many areas such as research, problem solving and communication, he thanked his consultants on behalf of his teammates for their support and valuable contributions in the process