Current Functions and Responsibilities
Astrid Mairitsch is a Pre-Doc University Assistant at the ELT Research and Methodology Department as well as a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Graz. In her dissertation, she is looking into the portrayal of teachers in Austrian newspapers during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, using a Critical Discourse Analysis approach. From 2018 to 2021, she has also been working as a research assistant on the FWF-funded project “Psychological Capital of Foreign Language Teachers”. Furthermore, Astrid Mairitsch is a certified English, Psychology, and Philosophy teacher for secondary schools.
Courses in summer term 2023: KS Language Testing and Assessment, PS Focus on Language and the Learner, KS Fachdidaktische Begleitung zu PPS 1: Psychologie & Philosophie