Marziah Karch Ph.D.

Marziah Karch
Marziah Karch.

Writer

Education

Michigan State University

Emporia State University

Expertise

Game Design and Gaming

YouTube

eReaders

Android

Introduction

  • Experienced at Serious Game Design.
  • Teacher of classes in interactive media.
  • Instructional design speaker.
  • Author of several technology books and manuals.

Experience

Marziah Karch is a former writer for Lifewire, where she wrote on a variety of technology topics. Karch is a senior instructional designer in Portland, Oregon. Before that, she spent nearly 15 years as an educational technologist for the largest community college in Kansas. She's taught undergraduate credit courses in interactive media and often gives professional presentations on the use of technology in instruction.

Karch has made appearances on various TV news and radio shows, including:  

  • KCTV5 morning news in Kansas City
  • Money Radio 1510 on KFNN-AM in Phoenix
  • WEOL Radio in Cleveland
  • WDUN  Radio in North Georgia
  • WPUP-FM in Athens, GA
  • WBZ News Radio, CBS Boston
  • WFLA, Tampa
  • Newsradio 610, Miami

Education

Karch earned a graduate certificate in Serious Game Design from Michigan State University. Prior to that, she earned a master's in instructional design and technology from Emporia State University.

Awards and Publications

Karch received the Outstanding IDT Graduate Student Award from Emporia's Teachers College. 

Her books include:

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 80 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, TreeHugger and Thoughtco.

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