Marziah Karch Ph.D. Follow LinkedIn Marziah Karch. Writer Education Michigan State University Emporia State University Expertise Game Design and Gaming YouTube eReaders Android Google Products Phones Consumer Technology 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 CityMoney Radio 1510 on KFNN-AM in PhoenixWEOL Radio in ClevelandWDUN Radio in North GeorgiaWPUP-FM in Athens, GAWBZ News Radio, CBS BostonWFLA, TampaNewsradio 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 PublicationsKarch received the Outstanding IDT Graduate Student Award from Emporia's Teachers College. Her books include:Android Tablets Made Simple Android for Work: Productivity for ProfessionalsDROIDS Made SimpleBuild and Program Your Own LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robots Lifewire and Dotdash Meredith Lifewire, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by Comscore, a leading internet measurement company. We provide trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions vetted by certified experts, as well as trustworthy product recommendations so you can make the most informed purchasing decisions. Learn more about us and our editorial process.