Author(s): S Beguely
Coastal Processes provides a long-awaited update for teachers and students using beaches and coasts as their natural environment in fulfi lling the requirements of the Level 3 NCEA Achievement Standard 3.1/90701: Analyse a geographic environment, focusing on the interacting natural processes. It will help students gain a comprehensive and thoroughly geographical understanding of the natural and human processes at work at the interface of land and sea. A highly accessible text for all Level 3 Geography students, it also contains extension material by way of stimulus and further direction for research for those students aiming at Excellence (Level 3), and for Level 4 scholarship candidates. The activities in Coastal Processes have been designed to guide students to a thorough understanding of the processes, phenomena and elements of coastal landscapes. Its glossary and index will support their learning and application of the concepts discussed in the book.
Steve Beguely (BA, BTh(Hons), DipTchg) has taught for over 25 years in a variety of schools from decile 3 to decile 9. Most of that time he has held the position of HOD Geography and Social Studies, a position which he currently holds at Rutherford College, Auckland. He has been actively involved in assisting teachers with the implementing of the NCEA.