Person

Mag. Dr. Martina Gaisch

educational sociology, Diversity Management , sociolinguistics, Higher education research

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
University Paris-Sorbonne , Médiation Interculturelle et Traduction
Feb 1990 - Jun 1990
Universität Graz, Translationswissenschaft, Arbeitssprachen Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch, Spanisch, Mag. phil
Oct 1990 - Jun 1996

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

  • Diversity Management
  • educational sociology
  • sociolinguistics
  • Higher education research
2019
M. Gaisch, D. Nömeyer - Third Mission at Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences and the Translational Role of Hybrid Middle Managers - Responsibility of higher education systems. What? How? Why?, Leiden, Netherlands, 2019, pp. 250-269 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 - Torn between multiple responsibilities. A closer look at third mission activities at the Austrian applied higher education sector - Report, [Keine Institution], Germany, 2019 more
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, 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
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
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. 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
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
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 Gabler,… 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 - 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
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, 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
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
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
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
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. Jadin, M. Gaisch - Enhanced MOOCs (eMOOCs). - Designing Learning Environments, Zürich, Switzerland, 2014, pp. 302-309 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
M. Gaisch - Affordances for Teaching in an International Classroom - Phd Thesis, Universität Wien, Austria, 2014, pp. 1-275 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
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 - The International Classroom - Design as Inquiry, Helsinki , Finland, 2013, pp. 7-8 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
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, 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
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