On one hand, the sites are a great way for students to learn from each other, to investigate what they got wrong on a test, to find the correct solution to math equations they missed. On the other, it can be a strong temptation to cheat.
How do you use student help sites? Have you ever been tempted to cheat?
There is a teaching side to this issue.
"As faculty, we need to be better educated about what the possibilities are, and the truth is you can't put the genie back in the bottle," said David A. Sachs, an associate dean in the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University.
What are your thoughts about this? As either a student or a teacher.