McGill University finance professor Sujata Madan bars students from bringing laptops to her class. The same goes for cellphones. And if you’d rather chat with friends than work on a problem that she provides 15 minutes of class time to tackle, there’s a good chance she’ll ask you to leave.
… With sites like RateMyProfessors.com giving students a chance to publicly fire back at profs who give them a hard time, you’d expect disciplinarians like Madan to be rare, and feared. Yet students love Madan, so much that they nominated her for the McGill-wide Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching in 2011. She won.
Read full article: The Globe and Mail, August 30, 2012