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Fitsum Abebe
Fitsum Abebe
Online Education Services, Assistant Director
Online and Innovative Learning


Fitsum Abebe, Instructional Designer and Technology Specialist. She designs and develops courses that can engage students in a meaningful learning process. Fitsum’s background is math and physics education in her undergraduate study. Her first MS focused on technology application in education and training at University of Twente in the Netherlands. Her second MA focused on Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education with an emphasis in teaching with technology. She is a PhD candidate in Instructional Technology at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Fitsum served as a GA as Canvas an & Blackboard Administrator for more than three years. She supported faculty and students in using Blackboard & Canvas including other third party tools effectively in the teaching learning process. Her areas of research interest include learning experience design and development, assessment, learning analytics, K- 16 technology integration, math education, preservice teacher training and cognition.