Chris Kenniburg has recorded and posted an update on the so-called “eCommunity” course format which gives your Moodle a Facebook- and Edmodo-like format and experience for students. The theme makes the main page of your Moodle course a wall where you just post a status, that status can be just a news forum post, can include documents (files) uploaded via drag and drop, can differentiate posts to different groups and can attach any Moodle resource or activity.
The video showcases great usability and a simple framework in which to build courses on the fly with students. Read more at https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=271359
Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQ4bh5Zoq2A