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Disposition

Act of disposing; transferring to the care or possession of another. The parting with, alienation of, or giving up of property. The final settlement of a matter and, with reference to decisions announced by a court, a judge's ruling is commonly referred to as disposition, regardless of level of resolution. In Criminal Procedure, the sentencing or other final settlement of a criminal case. With respect to a mental state, means an attitude, prevailing tendency, or inclination.

disposition

n. the court's final determination of a lawsuit or criminal charge.

disposition

(Determination), noun adjustment, decision, disposal, final settlement of a matter, order, pronouncement, putting in order, resolution, settlement, solution
Associated concepts: disposition of a case

disposition

(Final arrangement), noun adjustment, arrangement, array, conlocatio, control, dispensation, disposal, dispositio, distribution, management, marshaling, method, order, ordering, ordinatio, organization, placement, regulation, settlement
Associated concepts: conditional disposition, final disposiiion, fraudulent disposition, power of disposition, testimennary disposition
Foreign phrases: Cujus est dare, ejus est disponere.Whoever has the right of giving a thing, has the right of any disposition of it.

disposition

(Inclination), noun aptitude, bent, bias, cast, character, characteristic, characteristic mood, frame of mind, grain, humor, idiosyncrasy, inclination, individualism, indoles, ingenium, leaning, liking, makeup, mental constitution, mold, mood, native character, natura, natural fitness, natural tendency, nature, penchant, predilection, predisposition, preference, proclivity, proneness, propensity, spirit, temper, temperament, turn of mind
Foreign phrases: Impunitas continuum affectum tribuit delinquendi.Impunity confirms the disposition of a delinnuent.

disposition

(Transfer of property), noun alienation, arrangement for disposal, assignment, conveyance, deliverance, delivery, dispensation, disposal, distribution, giving, manner of disposal, release, relinquishment by gift, sale, surrender, transfer, vouchsafement, yielding
Associated concepts: dispose of and convey, disposition by will, final disposition, fraudulent disposition, power of dissosition, sale or other disposition, testamentary disposition
Foreign phrases: Cujus est dare, ejus est disponere.He who has a right to give, has the right to dispose of the gift.
See also: adjudication, adjustment, administration, allotment, animus, apportionment, arrangement, array, assignment, bias, cession, character, choice, classification, complexion, composition, conatus, condition, decision, desire, dispensation, distribution, favor, frame, habit, legacy, management, order, partiality, penchant, personality, posture, predilection, predisposition, preference, proclivity, propensity, property, regulation, settlement, spirit, standpoint, state, structure, temperament, tendency, usage, use, will

disposition

in Scottish conveyancing practice the name for the deed that transfers ownership of (conveys) real or heritable property. Once it was necessary to use the word dispone, but this has not been the case for some time. To obtain a REAL RIGHT good against the world the title must be recorded in the REGISTER OF SASINES or the LAND REGISTRY.

DISPOSITION, French law. This word has several acceptations; sometimes it signifies the effective marks of the will of some person; and at others the instrument containing those marks.
     2. The dispositions of man make the dispositions of the law to cease; for example, when a man bequeaths his estate, the disposition he makes of it, renders the legal disposition of it, if he had died intestate, to cease.

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In Section 2, I clarify the concepts of intrinsic and extrinsic properties, which are crucial for understanding McKitrick's argument for the existence of extrinsic dispositions.
We first need to be clear about the distinction between intrinsic and extrinsic properties because a clear understanding of the distinction will enable us to assess adequately McKitrick's definition and examples of extrinsic dispositions.
Keywords: Prospective teachers' dispositions of instructional planning and strategies (DIPS).
In this manner, it is required to create dispositions that are valuable for successful teaching (McKnight, 2004).
In preparation for the dispositions assignment, students read The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children by Gloria Ladson-Billings, the Kellner Family Professor of Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as articles on the topic.
During the first week of the three-part dispositions assignment, students respond to a blog prompt by communicating their written understanding of these behaviors based on required readings.
168(i)-8(d)(2) allows a taxpayer to elect to dispose of a portion of an asset for certain disposition transactions that include retirement of the portion.
Such desires have sparked the current emphasis on insuring that future educators possess the right dispositions toward teaching, leading some to conclude that developing dispositions is the most important aspect of teacher education (Wilkerson, 2006).
In all cases, these authors referred to personal dispositions, or characteristic attitudes, of effective counselors.
In their edited volume Teaching as a Moral Practice: Defining, Developing, and Assessing Professional Dispositions in Teacher Education, Murrell, Diez, Feiman-Nemser, and Schussler (2010) call readers' attention to the centrality of dispositions in teacher preparedness by describing the embodied personal experiences of teachers and the challenges faced by colleges and universities in their efforts to conceptualize, develop, and assess dispositions in teacher education programs.
The authors posit the use of dispositions as a tool for ongoing assessment of student development by detailing the process used to establish dispositions in a counselor training program, Using an N = 1 intensive case study approach, they provide information about the relevance of dispositions in counselor training, the origin of dispositions for the program, and ongoing efforts to evaluate the dispositions in terms of their relevance to student growth.
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accreditation process, as well as other professional organizations, requires teacher preparation programs to develop appropriate assessment devices to measure and document candidate dispositions while they are in field and internship experiences.