This page contains videos that cover key ideas; interviews with leadership educators at Elon; assignments used in teaching leadership; and links to other resources.

Short Videos: Key Ideas & Leadership Education at Elon

Do you want to quickly understand major theories of leadership and learn about opportunities for faculty to get involved in leadership education at Elon? Start here for an Elon-based overview of leadership and leadership education (10 minutes) and then check out this one on how Elon faculty can get involved (ten minutes).


After that, you may want to learn more about theories of leadership. To start, you can learn about ten older theories of leadership in five minutes. Then dive into two of the most used present-day approaches: the relational model and the social change model. For the relational model, consider these videos from ACPA (three minutes), The Australian School of Applied Management (two minutes), and Duke University (seven minutes). To understand the social change model, watch Susan Komives (seven minutes), “Social Change Doesn’t Need Superheroes” (14 minutes), or FSU’s take (eight minutes). Finish this section up by considering dysfunctions of poorly done leadership as described in this video (nine minutes).

Interviews with Elon Leadership Educators

These videos feature interviews with people involved in leadership education at Elon. They are only available to logged-in Elon users.


Looking for example assignments you can use when incorporating leadership education as part of your class? Click here for some assignments Elon faculty have used. You must be logged in to Elon’s network to access them.

Additional Resources

There are many more resources on leadership education. Several dozen additional links are collected at this page; you might also check out Elon’s library guides to Leadership Education and Leadership.