Hartley, J. What works for you? The choice of titles for academic articles in higher education. SRHE News Blog May 2017
The range of possible forms of titles available for authors of academic articles in higher education is considerable, but few styles are actually used. This analysis of over 250 titles from the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) abstracts shows that authors in higher education employ colons most, short sentences next and questions least of all.