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Review Process

All submissions will be assigned to 2-3 reviewers through 5 steps, which are illustrated in the following figures. As soon as we receive your submission, the Editorial office will prescreen your manuscript in 1 week. The officer will check whether your submission is valid and language is fluent. Following is a formal review process accomplished by other formal reviewers. It is decided by Editor-in-Chief whether your manuscript is accepted or not. All submitted papers will be reviewed in about 4 weeks.

Type of Peer Review

This journal employs a blind reviewing, where both the referee and author remain anonymous throughout the process.

Formal Conditions of Acceptance

Each paper submitted to TMS will be reviewed by at least 2 reviewers. The level of manuscript will be scaled as 1 to 5 (5 being the highest score and 1 denoting the lowest). Papers graded above 3 (including 3) are acceptable, while those graded blow 3 need to be significantly modified.
Linguistic review will be conducted in perspectives of sentence structure, facility with language, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, etc.
Thematic review plays a more important role in deciding whether a paper is acceptable, which is conducted in respects of originality of the subject, significance of theory and practice, controlling idea of the paper, quality of the content, and sources of information, etc.