1) Each of us seems to be highly motivated to finish this project. I believe this is because we have been working with IVHS the whole semester. We've been immersed in the course and each of us have most likely been making notes here and there on what the course could add or modify to make the course even better. I know that I've been itching to get these things down on paper!
2) Of course all of us have been taking the fabulous class of IT7130 where Dr. Zhang has clearly laid out problems that can occur with online learning. Because of this, I think the team has purposely analyzed IVHS in such a way that we are specifically looking for these problems to occur. This has helped us pinpoint specific areas the course could improve on to try to prevent these problems from occurring.
3) Again, because of what we've learned in IT7130 I think our team understands the importance of communication. Thus, each of us have e-mailed each other in a timely manner and each of us have made sure the messages in our e-mails are clear and understandable. This has helped us work on the project efficiently and effectively!
I would like to conclude by stating how this project has been a great learning experience. The concepts/theories discussed in IT7130 would have been more difficult to grasp if we hadn't been able to observe an actual online course. Observing the IVHS course allowed me to apply these concepts/theories and helped me understand the process of online learning in general.