The University of Tampa Macdonald-Kelce Library

First Year Experience and Baccalaureate Students

Information for students in their first year and transfer students new to UT.

What is Hoonuit?

Hoonuit is a web-based, on-demand educational tool designed to teach software and writing competencies through short, targeted video tutorials. It offers an extensive database of tutorials on a wide variety of computer applications (e.g. MS Office, Final Cut, SPSS) for both Mac and PC platforms.

The Hoonuit module can be found as a separate content area button in all Baccalaureate courses in Blackboard. For the purpose of the Baccalaureate courses, students will meet the training requirements for Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word by:

·         logging into Blackboard (,

·         accessing their courses,

·         viewing the tutorials assigned,

·         completing the quizzes,

·         and earning a grade of 85% or better on each assessment (in either the Mac or PC platform).

Assignments and Test will open the Sunday prior to the due date and close at Midnight EST on the night due. Students experiencing technical difficulties should email their concern to

Hoonuit is also available on Macdonald-Kelce Library website.

1) Make sure you are signed into MyUTampa (or click Library Log-In on the top of the homepage).

2) Once in MyUTampa, you should have access to the Hoonuit chiclet. If not, click the link on the bottom navigation bar of any page of the library website.

Hoonuit Recommendations

You will probably be expected to show some familiarity with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Here are some other Hoonuit tutorials you might find useful.

Adobe CC 2019 - What's New

SPSS 22 - Basics Training

Successful Time Management Training

Beyond Hoonuit

One of the best skills you can take from a university education is learning how to be a life-long learner. While at The University you have resources like Hoonuit. Once you leave you may want to check out some of the following learning tools:

Open Educational Resources (OER) Guide - A guide to finding free lectures and coursework.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda) - You have to subscribe to LinkedIn Learning to use its resources. It is similar to Hoonuit containing thousands of video courses in software, creative and business skills, and used by many businesses.

Khan Academy - Free educational resources with training videos covering a wide array of topics.

MOOCS - Massively Open Online Courses. Take a college course online (though typically not for credit). You can find thousands of MOOCs at OpenCulture.

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