How Free Online Courses Are Changing Traditional Education

Aired: 1/8/2013 | 0:10:59 | Clip
As tuition costs continue to rise, it seems counterintuitive that professors at top universities would give away their courses for free. But that's exactly what they're doing, on web-based platforms known as "Massive Open Online Courses." Spencer Michels reports on how a boom in online learning could change higher education.