Zoaib Mirza has over 20 years of experience as an Educationalist. He currently is the Director of Product Development at Adtalem Global Education where he assesses, implements, deliver, manage and promote best practices in content delivery models, instructional design and development, academic and interactive/multimedia technology for Adtalem Global Education academic institutions.
As a faculty and facilitator for over 15 years, Mr. Mirza has taught and developed various courses in Technology, Education and Management in K12, undergraduate and graduate schools both, locally and internationally.
As a philanthropist, he works with educational institutes, especially in developing communities in Pakistan and Chicago, USA, to promote education. He also conducts professional development workshops and seminars for schools and organizations on topics in education, ethics, and technology.
His efforts as an educationalist have been recognized both locally and internationally. He is the recipient various awards and scholarships like Best Effective Practice by Online Learning Consortium, SLATE Star Award, TEACH award, The Diversity Scholarship by the Adult Higher Education Alliance and more. Pakistani media channels, Hum TV and ARY Digital, have appreciated his contributions and interviewed him on their morning shows. He also been interviewed by an Internet-based channel in Gurnee, IL called AyanTV.
Mr. Mirza is currently completing his Doctorate in Education from DePaul University. He completed his MA in Applied Professionals Studies, MS in Applied Technologies, MS in Information Systems from DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, and his Bachelors of Science, Computing, with Honors from Staffordshire University in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Mirza currently resides in Des Plaines, IL with his wife, daughter and son. He enjoys spending his free time with his family, watching movies, and having sumptuous meals.
Information Technology Management, Collaborative Technologies, Interactive Media
Specific Research Area
Distance and Blended Education, Instructional Design and Development, Educational Technology, Multimedia Design and Development, Content Management Systems, Learning Management Systems, System Analysis and Design, Project Management, Not-For-Profit Management, and Adult Education.
Online Learning Consortium, SLATE, Quality Matters