Canadian Institute of Mass Communication

Online Education

Online Education


Incorporated under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, corporation number 961740-0, the mission of CIMC is to provide capacity-building training and online education to meet the diverse communication needs of the community, develop educational strategies and innovative solutions to address emerging pedagogical needs, and facilitate collaborative research in convergent ICTs.
CIMC’s purpose is to create a positive impact in the lives of disadvantaged and underserved individuals in the community through continuing and online education. It formulates and implements strategies to address critical educational challenges. CIMC partners with other organizations to develop and deliver comprehensive content covering a wide range of literacy topics.
In Ottawa, CIMC associates with other community serving organizations such as:
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Sustainable Development Goals & Feminist Policy

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CIMC’s mission is closely aligned with United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, particularly to: “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” (SDG 4); “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” (SDG 5); and “Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development” (SDG 17). Through international collaboration, CIMC strives to “Operationalize capacity-building mechanism for least developed countries and enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology” (SDG 17.8).
CIMC actively supports Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP), recognizing that supporting gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls is the best way to build a more peaceful, more inclusive and more prosperous world.
CIMC’s mission is to facilitate meaningful partnerships for Knowledge Transfer. The Institute actively helps its partners achieve sustainable growth; and explores possibilities of expanding multifaceted communication training. The primary objective is to manage collaborative projects in media education, research, training and production. Learn more about CIMC’s international Education Projects >>
Santosh Shail, CIMC’s Executive Director, speaking at the United Nations ‘Digital Accessibility’ webinar about innovative features in CIMC’s recent international projects.
The mission of CIMC is to engage in meaningful collaboration for research and development in Information Communication Technologies, create strategies that keep pace with the contemporary new-media revolution, and meet the diverse learning needs of an ever-evolving global community.

In the field of Distance Education, CIMC partners with reputable organizations in promoting a culture of lifelong learning, building on appropriate eLearning approaches, applying best practices and user-centric focus. Through organizational affiliations, the Institute explores the possibilities of technology-enabled learning, and discovers new opportunities for skills improvement. In the area of developmental communication, CIMC’s mission is to foster partnerships to facilitate Capacity Building and Technology Transfer.

CIMC has a proven ability to shape responsive pedagogic solutions and exploit relevant technologies to the fullest. The Institute is familiar with interactive learning issues and policies; and is proficient in working with a variety of contents, and delivering suitably to diverse target groups. Professionals associated with CIMC have vast experience with nonlinear instructional design and current convergent web tools and techniques.

CIMC works diligently with its partners to achieve sustainable growth through symbiotic cooperation. Through active associations, the Institute explores possibilities of expanding multifaceted educational communication, and creates timely opportunities for reciprocal transfer of knowledge and skills. The primary objectives are to identify and respond to evolving needs of institutional affiliation; and to initiate and manage collaborative projects in education, research, training and media production.

In short, CIMC fosters institutional alliances, with the primary objectives of:

  • Identifying and responding to evolving needs of educational communication
  • Facilitating affordable access to quality online education and blended e-learning
  • Managing development projects for capacity building and empowerment
  • Contributing to human resource development in disadvantaged communities
  • Collaborating in educational technology research initiatives