Marziah Karch

Marziah Karch
Marziah Karch.

Marziah Karch is a technology writer, book author, and instructional designer. She began writing professionally in 2006 and has been featured in a variety of print and online publications.  Karch is skilled at:

  • interactive media
  • instructional design
  • the use of technology in instruction


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


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 and was awarded the Outstanding IDT Graduate Student Award by the university's Teachers College.

Awards and Publications

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

Her books include:

  • "Android Tablets Made Simple" 
  • "Android for Work: Productivity for Professionals" 
  • "DROIDS Made Simple" 
  • "Build and Program Your Own LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robots"

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.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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