Person

Mag. Dr. Martina Gaisch

sociolinguistics, Higher education research, educational sociology, Diversity Management

Education

University of Cambridge, Cambridge ESOL Examiner, authorised examiner for PET, FCE, CAE, BEC preliminary, vantage, higher
Mar 2005 - dato
Universität Wien, Dr.-Studium der Philosophie, English and American Studies, Dr. phil.
Feb 2012 - Mar 2015
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München & Universität Oldenburg, International Telecoach der Wirtschaft , TCi
Sep 2007 - Jun 2008
Heriott Watt University Edinburgh, Cultural Studies, Joint Studies Echange Programme
Sep 1993 - Jun 1994
Université de Valenciennes, Institut de la traduction et culture, Erasmus exchange
Oct 1992 - Jun 1993
Universität Graz, Translationswissenschaft, Arbeitssprachen Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch, Spanisch, Mag. phil
Oct 1990 - Jun 1996
University Paris-Sorbonne , Médiation Interculturelle et Traduction
Feb 1990 - Jun 1990

Professional career & activities

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Head of Diversity Management
Oct 2016 - dato
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Campus Hagenberg, full-time professor for English, intercultural communication & diversity management , teaching and research
Oct 2011 - dato
WIFI Oberösterreich, test centre AT 007, authorised Cambridge ESOL examiner, examiner and specialised teacher for Cambridge ESOL
Mar 2004 - dato
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Head of International Office, Koordination von Incomings/Outgoings, academic exchange
Mar 2009 - Sep 2010
WIFI (adult education centre), Freelance trainer, Coaching in English, French, Spanish, Cultural Studies
Sep 1998 - Dec 2005
Strassegger Group , Key Account Manager
Mar 1994 - Aug 1996

Research interests

  • Higher education research
  • Diversity Management
  • sociolinguistics
  • educational sociology
2019
M. Gaisch, S. Preymann, R. Aichinger - Diversity management at the tertiary level: an attempt to extend existing paradigms - Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, Vol. 7, No. 4, 2019, pp. 1-14 more
2019
M. Gaisch, F. Linde - The HEAD CD Frame: a holistic approach to an inclusive curriculum design based on the HEAD Wheel - Coming Soon - Proceedings - 2019, Linz, Austria, 2019, pp. 233-243 more
2019
M. Gaisch, B. Kerschbaumer - Computer Science Education: QUO VADIS? Impulses from (potential) female informatics students to increase the proportion of women in computer science - Coming Soon - Proceedings - 2019, Linz, Austria, 2019, pp. 135-140 more
2019
R. Aichinger, M. Gaisch - Where intercultural, international and diversity-related agendas meet. A conceptual framework for higher education institutions - Where intercultural, international and diversity-related agendas meet. A conceptual framework for higher education institutions, Steyr, Austria,… more
2019
M. Gaisch, D. Nömeyer - Third Mission Activities at Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences: Results from an Expert Survey - Publications, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2019, pp. 1-14 more
2019
S. Preymann, T. Chydenius, M. Gaisch, F. Linde, M. O'Hara - Functional Diversity of Programme Leaders in Four European Countries - Proceedings Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2019, Steyr, Austria, 2019, pp. 175-181 more
2018
M. Gaisch, B. Kerschbaumer - Education for a sustainable development at higher education institutions - Proceedings FFH 2018, Salzburg, Austria, 2018, pp. 1-8 more
2018
M. Gaisch, V. Rammer, J. Gregor, L. Turinska - Differences in the Perception of E-Learning Resources - Proceedings Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2018, Steyr, Austria, 2018, pp. 259-270 more
2018
M. Gaisch, R. Aichinger - Second-Tier Higher Education Institutions and the Diversity Challenge: Structural Components Adopted Through a Germanic lens in Handbook of Comparative Studies on Community Colleges and Global Counterparts (Editors: R. Latiner Raby, E. Valeau) - Springer International Publishing,… more
2017
M. Überwimmer, M. Gaisch, R. Füreder, Y. Costa - Proccedings Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2017 - Proceedings Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2017, Steyr, Austria, 2017, pp. 1-335 more
2017
M. Gaisch, R. Aichinger - Higher Education institutions at the interface between internationalization, interculturality and diversity management - 11. Research Forum of Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences , Krems, Austria, 2017, pp. 1-8 more
2017
M. Gaisch, S. Preymann, R. Aichinger - Diversity paradigms revisited: intersections between tertiary diversity and corporate realities - 11. Research Forum of Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences , Krems, Austria, 2017, pp. 1-8 more
2017
R. Aichinger, M. Gaisch - Interface between Internationalization, Interculturality and Diversity Management - an Attempt to Bridge the Gap in Bridge Frontiers (Editors: OEAD; BMWFW), 2017, pp. 102-103 more
2017
M. Gaisch, R. Aichinger - Second-Tier Higher Education Institutions and the Diversity Challenge: Structural Components Adopted Through a Germanic Lens in Handbook of Comparative Studies on Community Colleges and Global Counterparts (Editors: Rosalind Latiner Raby; Edward J. Valeau) - Springer, 2017,… more
2017
R. Aichinger, M. Gaisch - Interfaces between internationalization, interculturality and diversity management - an attempt of convergence in Crossing Borders - Facets and Added Value of High Quality Mobility in Higher Education (Editors: S.Zotti) - OeaD, 2017, pp. 102-103 more
2016
M. Gaisch, R. Aichinger - The diversity wheel of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. How to successfully implement a holistic diversity management at universities of applied sciences. - 10. Research Forum of Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences, Wien, Austria, 2016, pp. 10 more
2016
M. Gaisch, R. Aichinger - Pathways for the establishment of an inclusive higher education governance syste - 38th Annual EAIR Forum Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2016, pp. 1-11 more
2016
R. Aichinger, M. Gaisch - A Holistic Governance Framework for Diversity Management at the Tertiary Level - CHER Annual Conference , Cambridge, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2016, pp. 1-8 more
2016
S. Preymann, S. Sterrer, B. Ehrenstorfer, M. Gaisch, R. Aichinger - Harmonising the interface between academic and administrative mind-sets in Global Challenges, National Initiatives, and Institutional Responses (Editors: C. Sarrico, P. Teixeira, A. Magalhaes, A. Veiga, M. J. Rosa, T. Carvalho) - Sense… more
2016
T. Jadin, M. Gaisch - eMOOCs for Personalised Online Learning: A Diversity Perspective - Proceedings of the European Stakeholder Summit on experiences and best practices in and around MOOCs (EMOOCS 2016), Graz, Austria, 2016, pp. 69-80 more
2016
S. Preymann, S. Preymann, B. Ehrenstorfer, M. Gaisch, R. Aichinger - Harmonising the Interface between Academic and Administrative Mind-Sets: Challenging but Feasible? in Global Challenges, National Initiatives, and Institutional Responses (Editors: C. Sarrico, P. Teixeira, A. Magalhaes, A. Veiga, M.… more
2016
M. Überwimmer, T. Gangl, M. Gaisch, C. Stadlmann - Proceedings Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2016 - Proceedings Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2016, Campus Steyr , Austria, 2016, pp. 1-318 more
2016
T. Chydenius, M. Gaisch - Work-life Interaction Skills: An Exploration of Definitional and Functional Perspectives within the Austrian and Finnish ICT Industry - Business Perspectives and Research , Vol. 4, No. 2, 2016, pp. 17 more
2016
M. Gaisch, B. Ehrenstorfer, S. Preymann, S. Sterrer, R. Aichinger - How Do Leadership Practices Relate to Societal Values? A Microanalysis of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria - Business Perspectives and Research , Vol. 4, No. 2, 2016, pp. 1-16 more
2016
M. Gaisch - Internationalisation Strategies of Higher Education Institutions: A Look at Universities of Applied Sciences in Austria - 10. Research Forum of Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences, Wien, Austria, 2016, pp. 9 more
2015
M. Gaisch - Lingua-cultural affordances for intercultural learning - Proceedings of 14th IACCM Annual Conference, WU, Wien, Austria, 2015, pp. 339-349 more
2015
M. Gaisch - Affordances for Internationalist Teachers - 28th CHER Annual Conference, Lisbon , Portugal, 2015, pp. 1-10 more
2015
M. Gaisch - Classroom Management Strategies: Does the perception of affordances act as a gate-opener for internationalist teachers? - EAIR Forum 2015, Krems , Austria, 2015, pp. 1-8 more
2015
M. Gaisch, T. Jadin - Enhanced MOOCs for the conceptual age: a diversified lens on the MOOCversity - Position papers for European cooperation on MOOCs, Porto, Portugal, 2015, pp. 120-129 more
2015
M. Überwimmer, T. Gangl, M. Gaisch, R. Füreder, D. Humbarger, F. Bauinger, J. Hofstadler, J. Kraigher-Krainer, C. Stadlmann, P. Strach, A. Zehetner - Proceedings Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2015 - Proceedings Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2015, Steyr, Austria, 2015, pp. 1-355 more
2015
T. Chydenius, M. Gaisch - An exploration of definitional and functional perspectives within the Austrian and Finnish ICT industry: Do work-life interaction skills make a difference? - Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2015, Steyr, Austria, 2015, pp. 315-325 more
2015
M. Gaisch - Added Value of an ICT Internship in the Anglophone World: Perceived Graduate Employability of Generation Y - Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2015, Steyr, Austria, 2015, pp. 335-343 more
2015
B. Ehrenstorfer, S. Sterrer, S. Preymann, R. Aichinger, M. Gaisch - Multi-Tasking Talents? Roles and Competencies of Middle-Level Manager-Academics at Two Austrian Higher Education Institutions in Diversity and Excellence in Higher Education: Can the Challenges be Reconciled? (Editors: R.Prichard, M.… more
2015
T. Gruber-Muecke, M. Gaisch - Internships as network platform for students: differences between I-shaped and T-shaped professionals - Proceedings of the 9th conference for Austrian universities of applied sciences, Hagenberg, Austria, 2015, pp. 27 more
2014
M. Überwimmer, S. Wiesinger, M. Gaisch, T. Sumersberger, R. Füreder, J. Hofstadler, C. Stadlmann, A. Zehetner, F. Bauinger, J. Kraigher-Krainer - Proceedings of Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2014 - Proceedings of Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2014, Steyr, Austria, 2014, pp. 1-347 more
2014
T. Chydenius, M. Gaisch - The Impact of Cross-cultural Differences on Feedback Behavior. A Comparative Study in a Technological Setting. - Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2014, Steyr, Austria, 2014, pp. 271-284 more
2014
M. Gaisch, P. Öllinger - Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries. Dynamics of a Design as Inquiry Project - Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2014, Steyr, Austria, 2014, pp. 285-293 more
2014
P. Öllinger, J. Lembke, M. Gaisch, B. Gros Salvat - Epistemological Perspectives and Intercultural Encounters. In Pursuit of Creative Ways to Narrow Ontological Gaps. - Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2014, Steyr, Austria, 2014, pp. 337-344 more
2014
T. Jadin, M. Gaisch - Extending the MOOCversity. A Multi-layered and Diversified Lens for MOOC Research - European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2014, pp. 73-78 more
2014
Y. Shyshatska, M. Gaisch - Design as Inquiry. Creating Knowledge through Design and Conceptual Innovation - CHER Annual Conference: Universities in transition , Rome, Italy, 2014 more
2014
T. Jadin, M. Gaisch - Enhanced MOOCs (eMOOCs). - Designing Learning Environments, Zürich, Switzerland, 2014, pp. 302-309 more
2014
M. Gaisch - Affordances for Teaching in an International Classroom - Phd Thesis, Universität Wien, Austria, 2014, pp. 1-275 more
2013
M. Gaisch, A. De Arruda Camara - Massidea-A Cross-cultural Student Project: A Project-Based Approach towards Teaching and Learning - Cross-Cultural Conference 2013, Steyr, Austria, 2013, pp. 169-179 more
2013
M. Gaisch - Teaching in an International Classroom. There is More to it Than Language Proficiency. - Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Preparing Professionals for the Global Workspace, Groningen , Netherlands, 2013, pp. 17-18 more
2013
M. Gaisch - The International Classroom - Design as Inquiry, Helsinki , Finland, 2013, pp. 7-8 more
2013
J. Hofstadler, S. Wiesinger, M. Gaisch, M. Überwimmer, A. Spitzer - Cross-Cultural Conference 2013, Proceedings - Cross-Cultural Conference 2013, Proceedings, Steyr, Austria, 2013, pp. 1-305 more
2013
M. Gaisch, C. Holzmann, W. Kurschl, H. Mayr, S. Selinger - EPSIAE-European Exchange of Higher Education - Cross-Cultural Conference 2013, Steyr, Austria, 2013, pp. 253-263 more
2012
M. Gaisch, J. Hofstadler, A. Spitzer, S. Wiesinger - Cross-cultural research as of today in Cross-Cultural Management Textbook (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 2), , 2012, pp. 50-79 more
2012
M. Gaisch, M. Anzinger - Massidea for Academia - Multidisciplinary Summer School on Design as Inquiry , Kiel , Germany, 2012, pp. 2-4 more
2012
T. Santonen , M. Gaisch, A. De Arruda Camara - Cross-Cultural Implications in a Project-Based Learning Environment (PBL) - PROCEEDINGS OF THE IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES & SOCIETY, Perth , Australia, 2012, pp. 109-119 more
2012
M. Gaisch - Non-instructional third language acquisition of foreign students in an International Classroom - Teaching, Acquiring and Applying Intercultural Competence, Linz, Austria, 2012, pp. 183-197 more
2012
M. Gaisch, T. Chydenius - Cultural Differences in Managerial Aspirations of ICT Professionals - Proceedings Cross-Cultural Conference 2012, Steyr, Austria, 2012, pp. 37-45 more
2011
Creating Knowledge through Design & Conceptual Innovation is a multilateral project, co-funded by the European Union. Building on the notion of design as a particular form of inquiry, the project aims… more