Fitsum Abebe
Fitsum Abebe
Instructional Designer and Technology Specialist
Online and Innovative Learning


Fitsum’s undergraduate background is in math and physical education. Her first MS focused on technology application in education and training at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Her second MA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), focused on learning design and technology use. Fitsum served as a graduate assistant at UNL from August 2015 to December 2018, supporting faculty and students in the effective use of two LMS platforms, Blackboard and Canvas. Right now she is completing her Ph.D. course work and starting on her research study. Her research focus will be on pre-service teachers’ technology integration, knowledge change, and development.