I have taught as lecturer and as a graduate student instructor at the University of California, Berkeley and at The University of Texas at Austin. Additionally I have ASPECT teaching certificates in lecturing and leading small class discussions and have taken courses for teaching social sciences and architecture studios at UC-Berkeley and UT-Austin.
Selected Student Comments
From Geography 337: The Modern American City at the University of Texas at Austin.
"I enjoyed your class. It was a lot of reading but it was interesting. I really loved the documentaries you showed... You did a great job. Thank you!"
"Exceptional course and instructor."
"The course was well constructed and Robert is obviously passionate and knowledgeable. The observation assignment and the Austin walk were particularly useful and well done / helpful."
"Professor Lemon was a great teacher & made the class room environment enjoyable. I hope to take more of his classes in the future."
"Thanks for being helpful and interested in our learning. :) "
"This was the most interesting course I've taken at UT in the Geography department. Robert is extremely knowledgeable and is an amazing lecturer. Please hire him back in future semesters! Truly a rewarding experience."
"Obviously passionate about the subject and connects well with students."
From Environmental Design 1: Introduction to Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Studies at the University of California, Berkeley
"Robert is very helpful in explaining the projects and gives constructive comments so that the student improves through the course."
"His comments are really poignant, he knows what he is talking about and his criticism and advice is very constructive."
"Robert is extremely approachable, very friendly, and helpful."
From Landscape Architecture 132: Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at the University of California, Berkeley
"Robert is very patient, approachable and extremely sharp."
"He made himself very available outside of class and worked well beyond his office hours to help students."
From Geography 305: This Human World at the University of Texas at Austin.
"Thank you for all of your help this past semester, especially with the research paper. I learned a lot about urban form, and even driving through Houston this past week I've been noticing new elements about space."
"I enjoyed you as my TA! You were the best TA I've had (you engaged me to think about the material outside of class, and you are just a very cool person)."