The Social Comments block plugin for Moodle makes learning more engaging by adding the following features (among others):
- subscribe to an activity/ resource and get an email digest informing you about new comments
- create a collection of the most important comments and activities/ resources of a course by pinning them to the pin board (e. g. to go through them again before an exam)
- check the comments report to see the newest comments or search through all comments
This plugin is part of a collection of open source plugins, which all have the goal to improve the overall usability/ user experience of Moodle. Please find an overview of all used plugins in this video screencast (the Social Comments plugin is shown at 7:55min):
This plugin was developed by Synergy Learning and the initial version was financed by the Berlin School of Economics and Law. It is now maintained by the EDU-Werkstatt from Berlin on a voluntary basis (which we are very thankful for).