50+ Creative Ideas for E-Learning Cover Slides

Graphic Design Tips for Cover Slides RECAP #117: Challenge | Recap

This week’s challenge asked course designers to use a simple design technique to create cover slides for e-learning courses. Examples include interactive intro slides, animation techniques, and dozens of visually creative ideas for using faded images in course designs.

Big thanks and welcome to first-time challengers: Luke BarrettKarlis SprogisBrett SchlagelJon SteproDerek CarrMatt HicksAlexander BuftonMaggie Cowan, and Ieva Swanson! We're glad you're here!

And thanks to everyone who shared an example, download, or feedback this week!

Richard Hill

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Wendy Farmer

Wendy Farmer

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Jennifer Sader

Jennifer Sader

View project | Jennifer Sader | Website | @jensader

Linda Lorenzetti

Linda Lorenzetti

View project | Learn more | Linda Lorenzetti | Website | @lindalor

Melissa Milloway

Melissa Milloway

View project | Learn more & download | Melissa Milloway | Website | @MelMilloway

Tracy Carroll

Tracy Carroll

View project | Tracy Carroll | Website | @1tracycarroll

Daniela Slater

Daniela Slater

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Daniela Slater

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Alexander Salas

Alexander Salas

View project | Alexander Salas | Website | @stylelearn

Tracy Carroll

Tracy Carroll

View project | Learn more | Tracy Carroll | Website | @1tracycarroll

Meaghan Lister

Meaghan Lister

View project | Learn more | Meaghan Lister | Website | @meg_afe

Meaghan Lister

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Lauren Franza

Lauren Franza

View project | Learn more | Download | Lauren Franza | Website | @eLearningLauren

Dianne Hope

Dianne Hope

View project | Dianne Hope | Website | @DianneHope

Veronica Budnikas

Veronica Budnikas

View project | Veronica Budnikas | Website | @verobudnikas

Zsolt Olah

Zsolt Olah

View project | Zsolt Olah | Website | @Rabbitoreg

David Charney

David Charney

View project | David Charney | Website | @elearninglocker

Alexander Salas

Alexander Salas

View project | Alexander Salas | Website | @stylelearn

Lyn Lucovsky

Lyn Lucovsky

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Tracy Carroll

Tracy Carroll

View project | Learn more | Tracy Carroll | Website | @1tracycarroll

Julia Collins

Julia Collins

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Dianne Hope

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View project | Learn more | Dianne Hope | Website | @DianneHope

Dianne Hope

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Dianne Hope

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Kartik Tyagi

Kartik Tyagi

View project | Kartik Tyagi | @kartik88

Veronica Budnikas

Veronica Budnikas

View project | Veronica Budnikas | Website | @verobudnikas

Ashi Tandon

Ashi Tandon

View project | Ashi Tandon | Website | @ashi_tandon

Céline Pejot

Céline Pejot

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Parichaya Kanungo

Parichaya Kanungo

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Preston Ruddell

Preston Ruddell

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Tom Kuhlmann

Tom Kuhlmann

View project | Tom Kuhlmann | Website | @TomKuhlmann

Jen Anderson

Jen Anderson

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James Hall

James Hall

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Cary Glenn

Cary Glenn

View project | Cary Glenn | @glenncary

Rachel Craig

Rachel Craig

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Luke Barrett

Luke Barrett

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Christine Jeziorowski

Christine Jeziorowski

View project | Christine Jeziorowski | Website

Joanna Kurpiewska

Joanna Kurpiewska

View project | Joanna Kurpiewska | Website | @elearningjoanna

Daniela Slater

Daniela Slater

View project | Daniela Slater | Website

Daniel Adeboye

Daniel Adeboye

View project | Learn more | Daniel Adeboye | Website | @danno4krist

Daniel Adeboye

View project | Learn more | Daniel Adeboye | Website | @danno4krist

Daniel Adeboye

View project | Learn more | Daniel Adeboye | Website | @danno4krist

Chris Chagnon

Chris Chagnon

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Karlis Sprogis

Karlis Sprogis

View project | Karlis Sprogis | Website | @fastercourse

Richard Polk

Richard Polk

View project | Richard Polk

Joanne Chen

Joanne Chen

View project | Joanne Chen

Virak Yang

Virak Yang

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Mohammad Hassam

Mohammad Hassam

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Cecilia Bernal

Cecilia Bernal

View project | Cecilia Bernal | Intexpliki | @intexpliki

Heather Peppy

Heather Peppy

View project | Heather Peppy

Clearly Trained

Clearly Trained

View project | Brett Schlagel | Website

Clearly Trained

View projectJon Stepro | Website

Clearly Trained

View projectDerek Carr | Website

Matt Hicks

View projectMatt Hicks | Website

Ryan Govreau

Ryan Govreau

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Bill Kelleher

Bill Kelleher

View project | Bill Kelleher

Glenn Hammond

Glenn Hammond

View project | Glenn Hammond | Website | @glennhammond

Amar Kulshreshtha

Amar Kulshreshtha

View project | Amar Kulshreshtha | Website

Alexander Bufton

Alexander Bufton

View project | Alexander Bufton

Noelle Dattilo

Noelle Dattilo

View project | Noelle Dattilo

Arkadiusz Malkowski

Arkadiusz Malkowski

View project | Arkadiusz Malkowski | @amalkowski_

Maggie Cowan

Maggie Cowan

View project | Maggie Cowan

Ieva Swanson

Ieva Swanson

View project | Download (PDF) | Ieva Swanson

Christina Skowronek

Christina Skowronek

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Matthew Lee

Matthew Lee

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Tracy Carroll

Tracy Carroll

View project | Learn more | Download | Tracy Carroll | @1tracycarroll

Mary Anne Lynch

Mary Anne Lynch

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Ademola Johnson

Ademola Johnson

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Crissey Dunbar

Crissey Dunbar

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Paul Venderley

Paul Venderley

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Emily Pfeiffer

Emily Pfeiffer

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Aman Vohra

Aman Vohra

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Richard Watson

Richard Watson

View project | Learn more | Richard Watson | Website | @rwatsonID

David Lindenberg

David Lindenberg

View project | David Lindenberg | Website | @dvdlindenberg

Ashley Chiasson

Ashley Chiasson

View project | Learn more | Ashley Chiasson | Website | @amdchiasson

David Jones123

David Jones123

View project | Learn more | David Jones123 | @ourdavidteacher

Hector Martinez

Hector Martinez

View project | Hector Martinez

Montse Anderson

Montse Anderson

View project | Montse Anderson | Website | @mLearning

Yvonne Leklou

Yvonne Leklou

View project | Yvonne Leklou

Jane Lomas

Jane Lomas

Jane Lomas v2

View project | Learn more | Jane Lomas | Website | @moodleberry

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Design an E-Learning Cover Slide with This Visual Design Tip