What is a Heading?

A heading is typically found at the top or the center of the paper. In report writing the heading is centered both vertically and horizontally on the page. Academic writer requires the heading to be center. The heading tells what the paper or document will cover. For example if I were to write about prepare meals under thirty minutes, my heading could be Thirty minute Meals. The reader would know based on the heading, my paper is about food preparation.