PCC/ CCOG / ETC

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ETC 106

Course Number:
ETC 106
Course Title:
Intro to Law for Telecomm
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Introduces legal concepts and theory as they apply to emergency telecommunications and public safety. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students will be able to:

  • Apply an understanding of crime as it applies to calls received by 911 in order to effectively prioritize them.
  • Differentiate between civil and criminal actions in order to communicate effectively with callers and responders.
  • Classify incidents by priority, category and type based on information received from caller and understanding of legal concepts.
  • Apply principles of liability and ethics of privileged information.

Related Instruction

Computation
Hours: 4

Outcomes:

  • Apply an understanding of crime as it applies to calls received by 911 in order to effectively prioritize them.
  • Differentiate between civil and criminal actions in order to communicate effectively with callers and responders.
  • Classify incidents by priority, category and type based on information received from caller and understanding of legal concepts.
     

Activities:


Content (Activities, Skills, Concepts, etc.): provide details or specifics

Students will:

  • Direct instruction on location and identification of state statutes, rules and regulations, violations and ordinances, based upon Oregon laws.
  • Locate various criminal laws, elements of the crime and penalties, using Oregon Revised Statutes and the ORS numbering system.
  • Use the judicial matrix for sentencing misdemeanor and felony convictions, to determine sentencing guidelines. Express sentencing terms in months and/or years.
  • Identify type and degree of crime based upon monetary value of property loss.
  • Calculate age of offender and/or victim, to determine type and degree of crime, according to statutes and legal precedents.

Communication
Hours: 4

Outcomes:

  • Apply an understanding of crime as it applies to calls received by 911 in order to effectively prioritize them.
  • Differentiate between civil and criminal actions in order to communicate effectively with callers and responders.
  • Classify incidents by priority, category and type based on information received from caller and understanding of legal concepts.
  • Apply principles of liability and ethics of privileged information.


Activities:

Content (Activities, Skills, Concepts, etc.): provide details or specifics

Students will:

  • Apply appropriate questioning techniques to obtain information to correctly categorize crimes.
  • Define legal terms.
  • Apply concepts of civil and criminal liability to specific situations and categorize appropriately.
  • Relate legal concepts to information received from public reports of generally suspicious or possibly illegal activities.
  • Distinguish between criminal and civil situations and provide the appropriate referral.

Human Relations
Hours: 4

Outcomes:

  • Apply an understanding of crime as it applies to calls received by 911 in order to effectively prioritize them.
  • Differentiate between civil and criminal actions in order to communicate effectively with callers and responders.
  • Apply principles of liability and ethics of privileged information.

Activities:


Content (Activities, Skills, Concepts, etc.): provide details or specifics

Students will:

  • Receive direct instruction in community based resources for victims of crime.
  • Develop communication skills to provide information, comfort, reassurance and hope for victims.
  • Apply commonly accepted methods of dealing with individuals involved in violent crimes or traumatic incidents.
  • Demonstrate peer support to co-workers experiencing stress reactions to traumatic events.