OZU VR lab organized a Virtual Reality Workshop between 17-21 June 2019 within the scope of Ozyegin University Summer Internship Program for High School Students. The workshop was carried out by Instructor C. Bora Sezer within the participation of 11 high school students all around Turkey. Research Assistant Yasemin Yıldırım also supported the workshop as a guest lecturer and workshop facilitator.
In this 5-day intensive workshop, high school students obtained theoretical and practical trainings about VR discipline, softwares and hardwares, fundamentals of interactions and interfaces in virtual reality, navigation, object manipulation, and design of a 3D virtual reality environment.
In parallel with these trainings, the participants wrote interaction scenarios, designed and programmed a virtual reality game project divided into two design groups. At the end of the training, participants who had the opportunity to experience and test the virtual reality games they developed, completed the process by getting participation certificates in the closing ceremony.