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|Teaching and learning a taxation law to accounting students’ presents set of challenges to course
instructor and students. Being aware of its course natures of hybrid a conceptual and technical
knowledge structure with needed to engage with legal materials, however an inability of students
to adopt a self-directed learning style and expect the right answer from course instructor showing
that applying a modified problem-based learning would stimulate an alternative approach style in
a class. Guided with the study objective to analyse how the students constructed their knowledge
through a modified PBL would serve as a main focus. Then, Based on the analysis, the results
shows that a Taxation subject is a hierarchical knowledge structure types and to be succeeding in
this subject requires a student to acquire a high degree of conceptual and technical knowledge to
develop mastery over the procedures of investigation. Also, adopting a modified PBL in taxation
subject allows students to expand for a student progresses through the course and becomes
skilled in various procedures. The study outcomes suggest students’ knowledge acquisition and
knowledge retention of a taxation subject, using a modified PBL would improve students' skills
through their experience. This gives a lens about the student’s view validated by what was seen
in their group assessment marks. The study outcomes were benefited a course instructor for
improving pedagogical approach and conceptualizing procedure on adapting Modified PBL in
accounting legal-based subjects.|
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