Dr. P. Satyanarayana,a senior distance educator,was associated with the founding of Dr. B .R. Ambedkar Open University and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). He was a consultant to several distance teaching universities; participated in national and international conferences and seminars; andcontributed to national and international journals on open distance education. He has to his credit books on different dimensions of distance teaching universities. Now, he is Overseas Educational Consultant to OKOS Communications systems in USA.
Dr. Lakshmi Manthateaches English at Osmania University Engineering College. She is a certified NLP trainer. She specialised in teaching Business Communication through distance mode and is Communication consultant to several organizations. She has participated in national and international conferences, seminars and workshops; and contributed to journals on different dimensions of higher distance education and open learning systems.
Dr. EmmanuelDK Meduri is a Professor of Management at TKR Engineering College, Hyderabad. He specialised in Management of ICT in Distance Education and earlier represented Global University in Distance Education (Rome) in South Asia. Participated in national and international conferences and seminars. His works include Indian Management Education Practices and Perspectives, E-Learning wave in India, Globalisation of Education.