Two Tennessee Tech engineering professors are using computer technology to combat an old problem that has relevance in K-12 as well as higher education—cheating on homework.

Craig Henderson and Richard Lowhorn say professors know it's easy for students to get copies of homework solutions—many fraternities even keep such papers on file. So, they spent two years creating a software program that forces students to figure out homework answers on their own.

"The real emphasis is not on cheating," Henderson said. "What we are really doing is just emphasizing practice for students—to just do problems, do problems, do problems...

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