TCN709 - FrameMaker I

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Last revision date 2012-10-12 10:26:59.514
Last review date 2012-10-12 10:26:59.514

Subject Title
FrameMaker I

Subject Description
Introduction to FrameMaker is a seven-week post-diploma course. It is designed to introduce students to fundamental concepts and procedures for working with Adobe FrameMaker, to prepare them for co-op work placements and eventually permanent positions.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

his is the first of two FrameMaker courses, the second of which (TCN 808). Although the learning outcomes for both are the same, the first course (TCN 709) will naturally focus on introductory topics.

Upon successful completion of this subject, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

- use the FrameMaker interface efficiently
- create a FrameMaker document from scratch, from a template, by importing text, and by conversion from Word
- adapt a FrameMaker template
- use paragraph formats appropriately
- use character formats appropriately
- create, edit, and delete paragraph formats
- create, edit, and delete character formats
- use master pages
- use headers and footers effectively
- insert and format tables
- insert and format graphics
- use functionality for spelling, hyphenation, cross-references, variables, index entries
- create a book file
- create a Table of Contents file
- create and edit an Index file

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.