Discussion Board InstructionsYou will participate in several Discussion Board Forums throughout this course. Each forum will consist of related assignments that will build upon each other as you work through each module/week of this course. Some of hese forums will be the basis of your Policy Research Paper.For each forum, you will create a thread following the specific instructions provided. The thread must be 400–500 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, you will reply to the threads of at least 2 classmates. Each reply must be 200-300 words and, whenever possible, must offer constructive criticism regarding the research proposal discussed by the classmate in his or her thread.This course utilizes the Post-First feature in all Discussion Board Forums. This means you will only be able to read and interact with your classmates’ threadsafter you have submitted your thread in response to the provided prompt. For additional information on Post-First, click here for a tutorial.For each forum, submit your thread by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday of the assigned module/week, and submit your replies by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of the same assigned module/week.