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Type :research_report
Subject :HJ Public Finance
Main Author :Zuriadah Ismail
Additional Authors :Anis Suriati Ahmad
Rohaila Yusof
Mohd Nazir Md Zabit
Title :Conceptualizing approach for a modified problem-based learning (MPBL) to improve student performance of taxation subject
Place of Production :Tanjong Malim
Publisher :Fakulti Pengurusan dan Ekonomi
Year of Publication :2018
Corporate Name :Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
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Abstract : Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
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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